come to a halt

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Englisch - Englisch
come to a standstill, stop; pause
draw up

As the cab drew up before the address indicated, the fog lifted a little and showed him a dingy street, a gin palace, a low French eating house, a shop for the retail of penny numbers and twopenny salads, many ragged children huddled in the doorways, and many women of many different nationalities passing out, key in hand, to have a morning glass.

come to a halt

    Türkische aussprache

    kʌm tı ı hôlt

    Aussprache

    /ˈkəm tə ə ˈhôlt/ /ˈkʌm tə ə ˈhɔːlt/

    Etymologie

    [ 'k&m ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English, from Old English cuman; akin to Old High German queman to come, Latin venire, Greek bainein to walk, go.

    Wort des Tages

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