make a stop

idiom

Definition of make a stop

1 : to stop for a short period of time for rest during a journey We'll make a stop when we get to the top of this hill.
2 : to go to a place for a visit or errand during a journey usually + at We should make a stop at the museum while we are in town.I need to make a stop at the grocery store on the way home.

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