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To stop someone or something from moving

hold back

to stop someone or something from moving forwards

intercept

verb

to stop, catch, or take control of someone or something before they can get to the place they are going to

obstruct

verb

to physically prevent someone or something from moving along or through a path, passage, door etc by blocking it

block

verb

to stop something from moving through or along something else

pin

verb

to hold someone very firmly so that they cannot move

immobilize

verb

to make someone unable to move

pin down

to hold someone firmly on the ground or on a surface so that they cannot move

block

verb

to stop someone from going past you by standing in front of them

trap

verb

to prevent a part of someone’s body from moving by pressing it hard

hold

verb

to support someone or something, or to stop them moving

mom jeans

a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable

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endies

Employed but with No Disposable Income or Savings: people who are in work but only earn just enough to live on

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