come to a stop


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come to a stop

To stop, cease, or conclude. Every driver came to a stop as the police car, with its flashing lights and siren, sped by. Our research came to a stop after a sudden reduction in funding.
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come to a stop

[for someone or something] to stop moving or happening. The bus finally came to a stop so I could get off. The dog's barking finally came to a stop.
See also: come, stop