Grammar Patterns

V at n

I.2 The 'peak' group

These verbs are used to indicate that something has a certain size, level, or price at a certain time or point.
Party membership was falling; electoral turnout appeared to have bottomed out at a new low, and people said they distrusted politicians like never before.
The stock closed at $11.25, valuing the firm at more than $300 million.
Temperatures have peaked at over thirty degrees Celsius and a drought may shortly be declared in the region.
  • close
  • end
  • finish
  • open
  • peak
  • stabilize
  • bottom out
  • level off
  • level out
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