crawl to a stop/standstill


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

Example Sentences

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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jun. 2023.

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