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stand on one's brakes

Slang definitions & phrases for stand on one's brakes

stand on one's brakes

verb phrase

To apply the brakes of a car very hard: The guy on my right stood on his brakes (1970s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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