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The year 2020 brought the global economy to a screeching halt, but it proved to be an astonishingly good year for India’s richest billionaire.India’s richest man shifted his focus from fossil fuels to the internet in 2020|Niharika Sharma|January 6, 2021|Quartz
The booming e-scooter business came to a screeching halt in mid-March as the coronavirus crisis picked up steam across the globe.Ford’s Spin unit to boost e-scooters with software that alerts pedestrians of sidewalk riders|Dalvin Brown|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
Even if doctors wanted to try a lung transplant on a Covid-19 patient, organ donation came to a screeching halt at the beginning of the US pandemic, and transplant rates plummeted across the board.Demand for Covid-19 lung transplants is about to shoot up|Katherine Ellen Foley|October 16, 2020|Quartz
Everything I had worked so hard to build in New York City as a media personality came to a screeching halt.The Anatomy Of A Breast Cancer Survivor: ‘Early Detection Saved My Life’|Charli Penn|October 6, 2020|Essence.com
Not only did our own daily routines come to a screeching halt, for many of us our professional lives did as well.Publishers are paying closer attention to demographic shifts in their audiences|GeoEdge|June 30, 2020|Digiday
Lindsey Graham can barely get ISIS out of his mouth before blowing his shpadoinkle and screeching "we may all get killed!"The Fear About Things That Won't Kill Us Is Killing Us|Cliff Schecter|October 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The force that inspires defiant videos and top-of-their-lungs screeching tweens is, in fact, a media-shy 43-year old Swedish… man.Taylor Swift’s Secret Music Man: Max Martin, Elusive Hitmaker|Debra A. Klein|October 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In his screeching desperation, it sounds far more like “You can tell her what I wanted to be.”
The progress Whitmire and the committee was making came to a screeching halt when George W. Bush became governor in 1995.
Given a screeching demagogue and an evenhanded, mild-mannered technocrat, people will always be more drawn to the former.
No screeching Indian was ever hit more fairly, surprised more suddenly, or extinguished more utterly.The Young Ranchers|Edward S. Ellis
The others danced sideways into the darkness, screeching, as though I had done them an injury.
I could hear the shells screeching through the air a second before they burst near where I lay.Private Peat|Harold R. Peat
Above the sound of the motor the screeching of the wounded bird still reached them faintly from the bottom of the cliff.The Onslaught from Rigel|Fletcher Pratt
There seemed to be a great owl hooting from every hollow tree, and a little one screeching from every knothole.Freckles|Gene Stratton-Porter