stop at

stop at something

1. . to go as far as something and then stop. I will stop at the end of the road. The road stopped at the base of a mountain.
2. . to stop briefly at something and then continue. I have to stop at the store for a minute. Do you mind if I stop at a drug store?
3. . to spend the night at some place. (Typically with motel, inn, bed and breakfast, and hotel.) We stopped at a nice little inn for the night. When we travel, we like to stop at hotels that are run by one of the national chains.
See also: stop
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Services 21, 23 will use stop GE in Greyfriars Road and 30 will stop at GG in the same road.
When offenders fail to stop at the chosen site, they may be attempting to select a more beneficial location for themselves, considering options of escape and tactical advantage, or deciding whether to use their firearm against the officer.
Failure to stop at a stop sign was blamed for a second crash about 11 hours later that seriously injured a Lancaster motorist, California Highway Patrol officials said.
Usually," he says, "they stop at one of those [airport] paintings and look around suspiciously, or they don't know how to use the escalator because they've never been to an airport.
They could have done other things, like a flashing light indicating an intersection ahead, and make sure drivers are well aware that they are required to stop at the corner.
NASDAQ NM: CPTS), developer of the STOP(TM) (Selective Tubal Occlusion Procedure) non-surgical permanent contraception device for women, today announced that researchers delivered three separate oral presentations on STOP at the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) XVI World Congress held in Washington D.
On their face, the statistics show that blacks and Latinos are subject to being searched by officers after a stop at a far higher rate than whites and other groups.
In addition, the daily Vermonter is returning for another year of service, adding a station stop at Randolph, Vt.
A new station stop also is added to the Chicago-Dallas-Los Angeles Texas Eagle at Mineola, Texas, while a station stop at Newport, Ark.
In the East, the Capitol Limited, Pennsylvanian and Three Rivers undergo slight schedule changes, with a westbound station stop at North Philadelphia on the Three Rivers being discontinued.
CHP officials said Allen was driving a 2001 Toyota Corolla east on Avenue N and failed to stop at a stop sign for 90th Street East.
Buses connecting with the San Joaquin trains leave the Newhall stop at 2:40 a.
He was also stopped June 6 for failing to stop at a stop sign or signal, a DMV technician said Thursday.