STOP in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of STOP
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
stop
 n.  a place where buses to allow passengers to get off and on
 v.  finish doing something that you were doing
 v.  stay in a place
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  One of the papers said they thought the rain would stop about four.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 5
2  And if it runs out I can stop at a drug store.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
3  Tom threw on both brakes impatiently and we slid to an abrupt dusty stop under Wilson's sign.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
4  I tried to make her stop, but she couldn't so I pulled on the emergency brake.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
5  He believed that Mrs. Wilson had been running away from her husband, rather than trying to stop any particular car.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 8
6  One night I did hear a material car there and saw its lights stop at his front steps.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 9
7  Elinor was again obliged to decline her invitation; and by changing the subject, put a stop to her entreaties.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20
8  We were running too fast to admit of more being said, and we made no stop until we got into our kitchen.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XV
9  "Yes, ma'am," I said, to stop her, for I was afraid she was going to cry.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXIII
10  My mother put her hands upon my lips to stop me.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2. I OBSERVE
11  I tumble down before I get to the old place, at a point where I was all right before, and stop to think.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. I FALL INTO DISGRACE
12  I saw my mother stop her ears then, and I heard her crying.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4. I FALL INTO DISGRACE
13  Young Copperfield,' said Steerforth, coming forward up the room, 'stop a bit.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7. MY 'FIRST HALF' AT SALEM HOUSE
14  He was so polite as to stop at a public-house, expressly on our account, and entertain us with broiled mutton and beer.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. I BECOME NEGLECTED, AND AM PROVIDED FOR
15  Sometimes, it seemed to stop altogether, and then the soldiers stopped.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter V
Example Sentence: (195 in 14 pages)
16  Nothing will stop them in their quest for truth.
17  I can dive under the water without any facilities but I can't stop down there too much time.
18  To stop a problem you have to understand its underlying causes.
19  Work does not stop for the day until all the cattle are safely penned in.
20  Wear a T-shirt under your wetsuit to stop it chafing.
21  If you stop making excuses and do it you'll wonder what took you so long.
22  Be confident with yourself and stop worrying what other people think.
23  How to be happy: stop comparing yourself to others.
24  The blood coagulates to stop wounds bleeding.
25  She tried to stop the flow of blood from the wound.
26  The Pardon Board has no power to stop execution.
27  It looks like she'll be too busy to stop for a coffee break.
28  The campaign to stop drink-driving had only limited success.
29  We left them there at the bus stop in Winborn.
30  Open the window when you have a shower to stop the mirror misting over.