Definition of stop (someone) in his/her tracks
- Her comment stopped me (dead) in my tracks.
: to close by filling or obstructing
: to hinder or prevent the passage of
: to get in the way of : be wounded or killed by
: cessation, end
: a pause or breaking off in speech
: a graduated set of organ pipes of similar design and tone quality
: serving to stop : designed to stop
: some person : somebody
: of or relating to her or herself especially as possessor, agent, or object of an action — compare 1she
: objective case of she
: a footprint whether recent or fossil
: detectable evidence (such as the wake of a ship, a line of footprints, or a wheel rut) that something has passed
: a path made by or as if by repeated footfalls : trail
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