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
Diawara then catalysed the dramatic late fightback, which saw Napoli equalise in the 89th minute before Diawara struck the winner three minutes into stoppage time.
One of his three shots on goal was a booming free kick in the 83rd minute that was gobbled up by Melia while in stoppage time what looked to be a promising breakaway was broken up when defender Ike Opara ran Ibrahimovic down from behind.
Six years ago, City were crowned Premier League champions on the last day of the season after beating QPR 3-2 with Sergio Aguero scoring a stoppage-time winner.
On what might have been City’s last promising attack in stoppage time, Raheem Sterling tried to run onto the ball only for Gabriel Jesus, his own teammate, to trip him up instead.
The stoppages are the most serious threat yet to Mr Macron’s agenda of reforms.
That year, the nation saw 44 stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers, compared with hundreds during the 1950s and 1960s.
Novakovich, who has 18 goals this season for Telstar in the Dutch second tier, replaced Wood in the 77th minute and missed a chance to score in stoppage time when his point-blank shot went into Fernandez’s chest.
Soccer fans know all games have stoppage time tacked on at the end.
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First Known Use of stoppage
arrest, arrestment, cease, cessation, check, close, closedown, closure, conclusion, cutoff, discontinuance, discontinuation, end, ending, expiration, finish, halt, lapse, offset, shutdown, shutoff, stay, stop, surcease, termination;
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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