pausenounuk /pɔːz/ us /pɑːz/
pauseverbuk /pɔːz/ us /pɑːz/
- He paused for a moment to listen and then continued eating.
- He paused at the top of the hill and mopped his brow .
- She paused to light another cigarette and then went on with her account of the accident.
- Without pausing to draw breath she told me everything.
- Pausing briefly to put on her jumper, Becky carried on along the path.