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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 landed long, departed the runway at the departure end, and struck an embankment before coming to rest.
Around 15 people were on board the single decker in Gateshead when it hit a stationary vehicle, crashed through railings and careered down a hill, coming to rest on a gravestone.
The HGV collided with barriers on the Weaver Viaduct, at junction 12, before coming to rest on the embankment below.
The car driven by the teenager flipped over several times before coming to rest on the side of the Al Maleeha-Kalba highway around 8.30pm.
"The pilot selected a field in which to land but, during the landing, the aircraft passed through a hedge, coming to rest on a minor road," said a spokesman.
The car overturned before coming to rest about 50 feet off the highway, police said.
After shedding the tail, the rest of the plane rotated almost 360 degrees before coming to rest in flames beside the runway.
He said the driver lost control and the car started flipping up into the car lot's parking lot before coming to rest on its side, he said.
The collision caused the Range Rover to hit the front roller shutter door entrances to both units before coming to rest.
A yellow Peugeot 106 travelling north left the road after taking a righthand bend, and hit a large tree before coming to rest in a field.
The plane went down Monday morning, coming to rest with its nose buried in the low tide just off the coast near a major high school.
Call it racing's equivalent of the roulette ball coming to rest on zero where the house wins.
The car collided with a silver Ford Transit van parked on the opposite side of the road before coming to rest off the carriageway.
The bull spun and ran into the timber, crashing over deadfalls and finally coming to rest about 120 yards away.