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How to use standstill in a sentence
Since travel is at a standstill, my set helps me look forward to future adventures, whenever they may come.These Extremely British Prep Bowls Helped Me Stop Panic-Cooking|Erica Sweeney|December 18, 2020|Eater
At a time when travel has been at a standstill, these thoughtful presents bring the world to you.
Marty Lenss, director of Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids, began working on the plan in the spring, when the spread of the virus and lockdown orders brought air travel to a near standstill.
As covid-19 brought travel and commerce to a standstill, air pollution cleared significantly enough to boost the performance of solar panels.
Currently, talks for a new coronavirus stimulus bill are at a standstill.One motorcycle rally may have triggered COVID-19′s new Midwest surge|Rachael Zisk|October 19, 2020|Popular-Science
The heart was in standstill, hazy clots filling the ventricles.Real Life Lazarus: When Patients Rise From the Dead|Sandeep Jauhar|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The business has ground to a standstill as hair suppliers in other parts of Ukraine are leery of coming to the capital.Slouching Towards Maidan: An American Hair-Trader Reflects On Ukraine’s Protests|Vijai Maheshwari|December 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
For now it is an industry consumed by accusation, fear, and disease even as a moratorium has brought business to a standstill.
Reconstruction and new construction in Gaza is at a standstill.
It imploded with the 1978–79 Winter of Discontent, when rampant trade-union militancy brought Britain to a standstill.Margaret Thatcher Found Her Voice, and Transformed Britain|Bernard Donoughue|April 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The city and commercial suburb of Binondo wore their usual aspect, although trade was almost at a standstill.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Consequently everything is at a standstill, until God shall remedy it.
At last he came abruptly to a standstill by the Seneschal's writing-table, immediately opposite Tressan.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
She pulled her hoss down to a standstill; and them long eye-winkers of hern lifted straight up into the air, she was so surprised.Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher|Eleanor Gates
His musical progress, which had made such strides between 1848 and 1849, now came to a standstill that lasted ten years.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
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see come to a halt (standstill).