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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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stop deadTo 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 upTo fill a hole or cavity, or block an opening or passage, as with a plug.
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put a stop toTo terminate or abolish something.
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stop on a dimeTo stop dead; stop suddenly.
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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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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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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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stop and smell the rosesTo relax; to take time out and enjoy or appreciate life.
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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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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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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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cheese itA minced oath used as a warning to stop, hide, or flee.
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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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conk outTo stop functioning.
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cut it outTo stop; refrain from; halt.
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dieTo stop living; to become dead; to undergo death.
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get a gripTo relax; to calm down; to stop being angry; to come to one's senses or become more rational.
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get a roomA jocular or sarcastic expression commanding a couple to stop displaying affection in public, and to rent a hotel or motel room to continue amorous activities in private.
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get offTo stop touching or interfering with something or someone.
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get offTo stop using a piece of equipment.
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get off one's high horseTo stop acting in an imperious, overbearing or bossy manner.
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give overUsually as an imperative. To tell someone to stop molesting, fooling around, or saying silly things. Or sometimes to stop saying flattering things.
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go downTo stop functioning, to go offline.
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hold the phoneStop; wait; woah. What's this? Look at this!.
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jack it inAn imperative to stop doing something that the speaker finds annoying.
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