Stop someone from doing - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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stop (someone or something) from (doing something)
To prevent or dissuade someone or something from performing some action or task. You can't stop me from moving to New York, Mom! You need to put some blocks in front of the car's wheels to stop it from rolling down the hill.
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stop someone from doing something
to prevent someone from doing something. I can't stop her from running away. They couldn't stop themselves from eating.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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That doesn't stop someone from doing
their shopping and then popping across to town however, as long as you can fit it all in within the two hour time limit.
It's very difficult to stop someone from doing
THERE'S not a lot you can do to stop someone from doing
exactly as they please.
You have the absolute right--no, the moral obligation and duty--to stop someone from doing
something inappropriate to your dog.
"Robbie has got an opportunity to strut his stuff at that level and how do you stop someone from doing
Jones said: "Robbie has got an opportunity to strut his stuff at the top level and how do you stop someone from doing