11 example sentences using stop.
Stop used in a sentence
Stop in a sentence as a noun
Dude, whoever you are, would you please f%^#ng stop?
" "Oh, okay, I'll talk to him and make sure it stops.
I've been nearsighted all my life, and once you hit 40 years old you stop being able to see things up close.
I convinced the payroll clerk to just stop paying the other person.
Several of those companies send people to Demo Day, and when I saw the list I thought: we should stop inviting them.
At a certain point you stop being able to just act like a regular person and have everything turn out fine.
Stop in a sentence as a verb
The driver was alerted by the computer system and could stop the vehicle in a controlled manner, and evacuate.
It's that when you used to give out free sodas and coffee, and then you stop, you're telling everyone in the company that business isn't as good as it used to be.
Let's hope their pitiful loss of morale leads them to develop a conscience, respect for the law, or whatever it takes to stop doing things that lead to feeling so bad.> “They feel they’ve been hung out to dry, and they’re right.”********.
As I learned Mandarin Chinese up to the level that I was able to support my family for several years as a Chinese-English translator and interpreter, I had to tackle several problems for which there is not yet a one-stop-shopping software solution.
The salient quote from Greenwald's article on this:They completely abused their own terrorism law for reasons having nothing whatsoever to do with terrorism: a potent reminder of how often governments lie when they claim that they need powers to stop "the terrorists", and how dangerous it is to vest unchecked power with political officials in its name.
the event of something ending; "it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill"
See also: halt
the act of stopping something; "the third baseman made some remarkable stops"; "his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood"
See also: stoppage
a brief stay in the course of a journey; "they made a stopover to visit their friends"
the state of inactivity following an interruption; "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat"
a spot where something halts or pauses; "his next stop is Atlanta"
a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it; "his stop consonants are too aspirated"
a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations; "in England they call a period a stop"
(music) a knob on an organ that is pulled to change the sound quality from the organ pipes; "the organist pulled out all the stops"
a mechanical device in a camera that controls size of aperture of the lens; "the new cameras adjust the diaphragm automatically"
See also: diaphragm
a restraint that checks the motion of something; "he used a book as a stop to hold the door open"
See also: catch
an obstruction in a pipe or tube; "we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe"
come to a halt, stop moving; "the car stopped"; "She stopped in front of a store window"
See also: halt
put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"
stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"
interrupt a trip; "we stopped at Aunt Mary's house"; "they stopped for three days in Florence"
cause to stop; "stop a car"; "stop the thief"
prevent completion; "stop the project"; "break off the negotiations"
hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of; "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in South East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism"
seize on its way; "The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace"
See also: intercept
have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"
render unsuitable for passage; "block the way"; "barricade the streets"; "stop the busy road"
stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments; "Hold on a moment!"