Definition of 'call a halt'
Example sentences containing 'call a halt'
When she got on her feet and was making a living as a dressmaker, she would call a halt to the relationship.YELLOW BIRD (2003)
But I wished that Mr Wyatt would call a halt to the punishment before Clare came round the mountain to me.MUSIC FOR BOYS (2003) THE SCAR (2003)
LADY BE GOOD (2003)
Definition of call a halt from the Collins English Dictionary
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