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English verb: stand still

1. stand still (motion) remain in place; hold still; remain fixed or immobile

SamplesTraffic stood still when the funeral procession passed by.

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Narrower (hyponym)bog down, freeze, get stuck, grind to a halt, mire, stop dead


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