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Example Sentences for "stopped"

We stopped at the top of the mountain to admire the view of the peninsula.

The old woman stopped to admire her neighbor's garden as she was walking by.

The Princess stopped to wave to the adoring crowd as she got into the car.

The battering stopped for a short period after her husband was ordered to undergo counseling, but soon recommenced.

The insect crawled up a blade of grass, and then stopped at the top to look around.

He was arrested after trying to bribe a policeman who had stopped him for speeding.

We got stopped by police for speeding, but were able to bribe the cop into tearing up the ticket by giving him $50.

He got stopped by a policeman for going through a red light while on vacation there, but was able to avoid a ticket by bribing the cop with $20.

We stopped driving briefly to have something to eat, and then set out again.

The child stopped briefly to open his presents, and then ran outside to play with his friends again.

Penelope and Brad went out together a few times but it never really clicked for them, and they stopped seeing each other after about a month.

The police stopped seven consecutive cars for speeding.

Betty Friedan once remarked that when she stopped conforming to the conventional picture of femininity, she finally began to enjoy being a woman.

She corresponded with her boyfriend for almost a year after he joined the army, but then she met someone else and stopped writing.

We started to walk out onto the ice but stopped when we heard it begin cracking.

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