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whistle-stopA small train station.
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stop upTo increase the aperture of a photographic lens, moving from an f/stop represented by a higher number to an f/stop represented by a lower number and causing more light to pass into the camera.
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a quick drop and a sudden stopA fall to one's death, especially by hanging.
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face that would stop a clockA shockingly attractive face.
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face that would stop a clockA shockingly unattractive face.
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put a stop toTo terminate or abolish something.
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stop and smell the rosesTo relax; to take time out and enjoy or appreciate life.
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stop at nothingTo take any measures to do or achieve something, especially if it involves great risk or danger; to do everything in one's power.
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stop deadTo stop suddenly.
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stop on a dimeTo stop dead; stop suddenly.
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stop pressThe event or news article important enough to delay or interrupt the print, or require a reprint, of a publication, particularly of a newspaper edition.
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stop someone in his tracksTo prevent someone from continuing along a path or way, literal or figurative, he has begun going along.
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stop that girl!To stop someone
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stop the lightsAn interjection expressing exasperation or incredulity. or to illustrate the humour in a situation.
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stop the pressesAn imperative form used to introduce especially new, important, surprising, or recent developments.
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stop upTo fill a hole or cavity, or block an opening or passage, as with a plug.
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whistle-stop train tourA tour in a political campaign that makes many brief stops in small communities.
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whistle-stop train tourAny travel that's quick and with only brief pauses.
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bail out onTo abandon, or stop supporting someone or something.
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get a lifeUsed sarcastically to tell someone who keeps meddling in other people's business, or gossiping about others, to stop obsessing over other people's lives and to concentrate on themselves and do something useful.
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clamp down onTo take measures to stop something; to put an end to.
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hold backTo contain; stop.
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kick outTo stop, stall, or disconnect suddenly.
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peel outTo start abruptly from a standing stop, accelerating rapidly, especially so as to produce skid marks.
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put downTo set down, stop carrying, or place in a low location.
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stand downTo wait; to stop pursuing or fighting.
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take againstTo stop liking someone. Become unfriendly.
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wake up and smell the coffeeTo face reality and stop deluding oneself.
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call it quitsTo conclude; to quit or stop an activity.
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back upSo as to stop the ball, and prevent overthrows.
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close downTo stop trading as a business.
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go awayGo away, stop annoying me!.
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jack inTo stop doing a regular activity. Often a job or studies.
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rein inTo stop or slow a horse by pulling the reins.
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agree to disagreeTo tolerate each other's opinion and stop arguing; to acknowledge that an agreement will not be reached.
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backwaterA rowing stroke in which the oar is pushed forward to stop the boat; see back water
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break upTo stop a fight; to separate people who are fighting.
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bury the hatchetTo stop fighting or arguing; to reach an agreement, or at least a truce.
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cease and desistTo stop and not resume an action.
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charge downTo run towards something in an effort to stop it going forward.
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cheese itA minced oath used as a warning to stop, hide, or flee.
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choke offTo stop a person in the execution of a purpose.
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clam upTo become silent; to stop talking, to shut up.
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come toTo stop a sailing vessel, especially by turning into the wind. See also come about.
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come to an endTo stop; to cease; to no longer continue.
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conk outTo stop functioning.
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cry uncleTo beg for mercy; to give up; to ask to stop (something painful or unbearable).
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cut it outTo stop; refrain from; halt.
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cut the crapto stop talking about irrelevant things.
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cut the crapto stop lying.
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