crawl to a stop/standstill

idiom

: to come to a complete stop after moving very slowly
Traffic has crawled to a stop/standstill.

Examples of crawl to a stop/standstill in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So despite its weight, the Roadster accelerated up hills that caused other e-bikes to crawl to a stop. John Timmer, Ars Technica, 19 Oct. 2022

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“Crawl to a stop/standstill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crawl%20to%20a%20stop%2Fstandstill. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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