Examples of stoppage in a Sentence
The penalty caused a stoppage in play.
There have been more than 10 minutes in stoppages.
10 minutes of stoppage time
Recent Examples of stoppage from the Web
In stoppage time, with the trophy already won, Marco Asensio gave Real a fourth, some padding for posterity.
Once stoppage time rolled around, the drama escalated.
On Thursday, the government and several transportation unions said an agreement had been reached to suspend the stoppage for 15 days to negotiate a solution.
The scoreboard clock showed less than four minutes remaining after the goal, but that didn't include any stoppage time.
Cameron Lancaster tallied a first-half goal and Ilija Ilic added another on a stoppage-time penalty kick as Louisville City FC earned a 2-1 victory over Atlanta United 2 on Saturday at Louisville Slugger Field.
Johnson hit the pitch in stoppage time with no whistle.
Buczynski did not come out to pitch after the stoppage, as coach Brian Wyman turned to his bullpen and specifically Huffman, who worked through a leadoff walk in the fifth inning to keep Long Reach ahead.
Instead, the Republican leadership is waiting to see how long teachers can last and whether the public starts to sour on their stoppage.
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STOPPAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of stoppage for English Language Learners
: the act of stopping something
: a situation in which workers stop working for a period of time as a protest
sports : an occurrence in which play is stopped during a game
STOPPAGE Defined for Kids
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