Grammar Patterns

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The 'stop' group

These nouns refer to the fact that something stops moving, progressing, or existing.
The party was drawing to a close.
Traffic was brought to a standstill on May 18 by a gas explosion which blew off a manhole cover on the corner of Edward and Elizabeth streets.
The taxi came to a stop.
  • to a close
  • to a conclusion
  • to an end
  • to a halt
  • to a standstill
  • to a stop
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