screech to a halt/stop

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Definition of screech to a halt/stop

: to make a loud and very high sound when stopping The car screeched to a halt/stop.

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“Screech to a halt/stop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/screech%20to%20a%20halt%2Fstop. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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