jolt to a stop

jolt to a stop

To come to a stop very abruptly and with great force. The conductor threw on the emergency brakes, causing the train to jolt to a stop. The large stage suddenly jolted to a stop as one of its internal mechanisms became jammed.
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jolt to a stop

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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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