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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


Antonymsmove









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