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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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The airplane came to rest in an upright position with both main landing gear extending through the upper wing skins.
The tanker truck slammed into the center guardrail and flipped end over end into the southbound lanes, where it came to rest on its side across the center divider and fast lane.
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.
Gonzales' Toyota spun around, hit a block wall, then hit the boy on the scooter, and came to rest against a light pole, deputies said.
To tell you the truth, I really was scared at the start of the mission because when the lander came to rest with the base down, I was thinking it would be a mudfest.