The security guards who failed to stop them should be punished, too.
But the idea that he thinks this can just stop there is preposterous, not to say revolting, actually.
This could become a classic example of government failure, where too much intervention can cause the market to stop functioning.
Armstrong's ex-wife, Kristin played a pivotal part in convincing him to stop before his big comeback out of retirement.
But that did not stop Kennedy from delivering a joke that night that was nothing less than audacious.
"I'll stop it," he said to himself, and half-consciously he buttoned his coat.
Several times a lump rose in her throat and she was obliged to stop to rest.
Then we had to stop up the holes with anything we had, and patch the paper as best we could.
But the goal was too near for them to stop, and he signaled for more steam.
But whenever we pass it, or stop at it, I think of that miserable day and all my fears.
Old English -stoppian (in forstoppian "to stop up, stifle"), a general West Germanic word (cf. West Frisian stopje, Middle Low German stoppen, Old High German stopfon, German stopfen "to plug, stop up," Old Low Frankish (be)stuppon "to stop (the ears)"), but held by many sources to be a borrowing from Vulgar Latin *stuppare "to stop or stuff with tow or oakum" (cf. Italian stoppare, French étouper "to stop with tow"), from Latin stuppa "coarse part of flax, tow." Plugs made of tow were used from ancient times in Rhine valley. Barnhart, at least, proposes the whole Germanic group rather might be native, from a base *stoppon.
Sense of "bring or come to a halt" (mid-15c.) is from notion of preventing a flow by blocking a hole, and the word's development in this sense is unique to English, though it since has been widely adopted in other languages; perhaps influenced by Latin stupere "be stunned, be stupefied." Stop-and-go (adj.) is from 1926, originally a reference to traffic signals.
late 15c., from stop (v.).