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come to rest

To stop moving. All the other drivers came to rest as the police car, with its flashing lights and siren, sped by. The golf ball came to rest just shy of the hole.
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come to rest

to stop; to slow down and stop. The ball rolled and rolled and finally came to rest. Where did the ball come to rest?
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come to ˈrest

stop moving: The car crashed through the barrier and came to rest in a field.His eyes came to rest on Clara’s face.
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After the airplane came to rest, an intense fire initiated upon contact with the railroad tracks engulfed the entire airframe.
The airplane came to rest in an upright position with both main landing gear extending through the upper wing skins."
The young driver was left with serious injuries when his car careered off the A1 (M), crashed through a fence and came to rest in a field.
"I was so relieved when the car came to rest but I began to panic when I realised it was on its roof and I could not get out.
He told the inquest jury, sitting with West Yorkshire Coroner David Hinchliff in Harrogate, that the Land Rover, towing a trailer, left the M62 motorway and came to rest on the east coast main line, where it was struck by a GNER express train.