Examples of standstill in a Sentence
The accident brought traffic to a standstill.
battled each other to a standstill
Recent Examples of standstill from the Web
Shots fired at a car on Interstate 95 in Oakland Park brought the interstate to a standstill for several hours Sunday.
But in France, the student protests were like an itch that spread throughout the country, bringing it to a standstill.
The city hadn't used salt on roads until last year, when several severe snowstorms brought the city to a standstill.
The flu brought life to a standstill, emptying city streets, closing churches, pool halls, saloons and theaters.
In the wake of Winter Storm Eleanor, ski resorts across the Alps have been forced to a standstill.
Those troubles ground the commission's work to a standstill last fall.
But until now, congressional Democrats have fought Trump’s wall funding proposals to a standstill.
This upcoming Tuesday, the wide world of soccer will come to a standstill as Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain will face off in the first leg of a Champions League Round of 16 tie with gigantic stakes.
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Definition of standstill for English Language Learners
: a state in which all activity or motion is stopped
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