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Definición de “grind to a halt/standstill” en inglés

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grind to a halt/standstill

to stop slowly: The car ground to a halt right in the middle of the road.figurative If we don't do something soon, the industry could grind to a halt (= stop operating).
Traducciones de “grind to a halt/standstill”
en chino (tradicionál) 慢慢停下來, 逐漸陷入停頓…
en chino (simplificado) 慢慢停下来, 逐渐陷入停顿…
(Definition of grind to a halt/standstill from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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