Traducción: de espanol

to stop doing sth

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  • stop short — To come to a sudden standstill • • • Main Entry: ↑short * * * stop suddenly or abruptly * * * ˌstop ˈshort | ˌstop sb ˈshort idiom to suddenly stop, or make sb suddenly stop, doing sth • He stopped short when he heard his name. • …   Useful english dictionary

  • stop somebody short — ˌstop ˈshort | ˌstop sb ˈshort idiom to suddenly stop, or make sb suddenly stop, doing sth • He stopped short when he heard his name. • ‘I m pregnant,’ she said. That stopped him short. Main entry: ↑stopidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • stop — stop1 W1S1 [stɔp US sta:p] v past tense and past participle stopped present participle stopping ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(not move)¦ 2¦(not continue)¦ 3¦(pause)¦ 4¦(prevent)¦ 5¦(stay)¦ 6 will/would stop at nothing (to do something) 7 stop short of (doing)… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • stop — 1 verb stopped, stopping 1 NOT MOVE OR CONTINUE (I, T) to no longer move or continue to do something, or to make someone or something do this: Stop, thief! | stop sth: Apply pressure to stop the bleeding. | You ll have to stop the generator, it s …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • stop — An order to buy or sell at the market when a definite price is reached, either above (on a buy) or below (on a sell) the price that prevailed when the order was given. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * ▪ I. stop stop 1 [stɒp ǁ stɑːp] verb… …   Financial and business terms

  • stop short of something doing something — stop short of sth/of doing sth idiom to be unwilling to do sth because it may involve a risk, but to nearly do it • She stopped short of calling the president a liar. • The protest stopped short of a violent confrontation. Main entry: ↑stopidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • stop short of of doing something — stop short of sth/of doing sth idiom to be unwilling to do sth because it may involve a risk, but to nearly do it • She stopped short of calling the president a liar. • The protest stopped short of a violent confrontation. Main entry: ↑stopidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • stop*/*/*/ — [stɒp] verb I 1) [T] to prevent someone from doing something, or to prevent something from happening Policies like this aren t going to stop crime.[/ex] A broken leg won t stop me from going to the concert.[/ex] 2) [I/T] to no longer do something …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • stop — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 stopping or staying ADJECTIVE ▪ long ▪ brief, short ▪ overnight ▪ abrupt, sharp, sudden …   Collocations dictionary

  • ˌcut sth ˈout — phrasal verb 1) to remove something from a larger piece by cutting I cut this article out of a magazine for you.[/ex] 2) to stop eating something or doing something because it is bad for your health I ve cut out chocolate completely.[/ex] 3) cut… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • lay sth aside — UK US lay sth aside Phrasal Verb with lay({{}}/leɪ/ verb [T] (laid, laid) ► to put something away or to stop using something: »We laid it aside as a defective unit and installed a newer one. ► to stop doing something, especially to stop thinking… …   Financial and business terms


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