grind to a halt/standstill Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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grind to a halt/standstill

to ​stopslowly: The ​carground to a ​haltright in the ​middle of the ​street.figurative If we don't do something ​soon, the ​industry could grind to a ​halt (= ​stopoperating).
(Definition of grind to a halt/standstill from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “grind to a halt/standstill”
in Chinese (Simplified) 慢慢停下来, 逐渐陷入停顿…
in Chinese (Traditional) 慢慢停下來, 逐漸陷入停頓…
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