Definition of 'stopping'
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This will bring shorter stopping distances on both dry and wet roads in low temperatures. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We should be focusing our effort on stopping people getting there in the first place. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We are going to take some stopping. The Sun (2014)On the drive down from the mountains it is well worth stopping for a photo. The Sun (2009)But we do need to find ways of stopping people eating too much. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They mean business and they will take some stopping. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Then they really will take some stopping. The Sun (2008)She looked in control and will take some stopping. The Sun (2008)One suspects that he will take some stopping. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Once they do they may take some stopping. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Keep him fit this time and they will take some stopping. The Sun (2014)Losing weight and stopping smoking will help, too. The Sun (2016)It's ironic that stopping drinking made them so obvious. The Sun (2013)That's less than a third of the recognised stopping distance. The Sun (2015)It's worth stopping smoking and getting your blood pressure and cholesterol checked too. The Sun (2011)That would force prisons, councils and universities to have a plan for stopping people being radicalised. The Sun (2014)She is not in favour of banning anyone from doing anything, let alone stopping people causing offence. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Just by stopping drinking I was losing one pound per day. The Sun (2013)Exercise, relaxation, weight loss and stopping smoking can help. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's worth stopping at one of the 31 viewing hides to try to spot some of the rare wildlife here. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He hopes to spread his enthusiasm by offering bigger discounts to staff who hit targets for losing weight, stopping smoking or reducing their cholesterol or blood pressure. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Another thing that I think would be sensible would be to solve the housing problem by stopping people buying a weekend or holiday home. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Things you can do to help reduce the risk include maintaining your weight, stopping smoking, reducing caffeine intake and staying active. The Sun (2014)So he can fight it again as a protest against the Government's security measures aimed at stopping people blowing us to kingdom come. The Sun (2008)
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