bring a halt to


: to cause to end : stop
The contract brought a halt to the strike.

Examples of bring a halt to in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web During the Thursday meetings, Mr. Finer articulated the American government’s efforts to bring a halt to the war in Gaza. Erica L. Green, New York Times, 9 Feb. 2024 Balgarnie requested that American journalists use their words to try to help bring a halt to the lynching of Black people. Helaine Williams, Arkansas Online, 17 July 2022 The objective is to use the power of sport to put political, social, and economic pressure on government leaders and advisors to bring a halt to atrocious behavior. Lee Igel, Forbes, 26 Apr. 2022 Hollywood film and television studios are facing a strike by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), which could bring a halt to a wide array of theatrical and streaming productions. Adario Strange, Quartz, 15 Oct. 2021 While Harden was shredding the Spurs, Houston was absorbing its 12th consecutive defeat, squandering a chance to bring a halt to the skid against the Cleveland Cavaliers, who are now 14-21. Marc Stein, New York Times, 3 Mar. 2021

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“Bring a halt to.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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