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Policies like this aren’t going to stop crime.
A broken leg won’t stop me from going to the concert.
There’s nothing to stop you from asking him. He might agree.
We stopped work when we heard the alarm.
I want to stop smoking.
Suddenly everyone stopped talking.
The car stopped at the traffic lights.
Lots of people stopped and stared at the accident.
Does the train stop at terminal three?
He stopped and listened before opening the door.
Did you ever stop to think what might happen?
I stopped to get a drink of water.
I stopped at the store for some cheese.
My watch has stopped.
Can you stop the engine?
“I got the job!” “Stop it! Really?”
Stop it! You’ll hurt him!
I stopped short of telling him what I really thought.
There’ll be no stopping him once he starts talking.
This is the American English definition of stop. View British English definition of stop.
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