call a halt to

idiom

: to stop (something) : to bring (something) to an end
The chairman called a halt to the discussion.

Examples of call a halt to in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The federal government last month agreed to call a halt to a civil rights investigation on the condition that Alabama finally do something about wastewater pooling in yards in rural Lowndes County. Dennis Pillion | Dpillion@al.com, al, 9 June 2023 The federal government last month agreed to call a halt to a civil rights investigation on the condition that Alabama finally do something about wastewater pooling in yards in rural Lowndes County. Dennis Pillion | Dpillion@al.com, al, 9 June 2023 No one factor appeared to prompt General al-Burhan to call a halt to Sudan’s democratic transition. New York Times, 29 Oct. 2021 Inside the Coup: What caused Lt. Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Burhan to call a halt to Sudan’s democratic transition? New York Times, 28 Apr. 2022 If, after running the stats, the data is either terrible or amazing, the data committee can call a halt to the trial. Adam Rogers, Wired, 1 Oct. 2020

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“Call a halt to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/call%20a%20halt%20to. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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