Spanish English Dictionary

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detener in English:

1. halt halt

The traffic ground to a halt.
The blue sports car came to a screeching halt.
As the train came to a halt, all of the passengers wondered what was happening.
The car dove into the field and, after bumping along for a time, came to a halt.
All traffic was brought to a halt because of the accident.
The snow brought public transport to a halt.
After business came to a halt, many bathhouses added new facilities, such as saunas and exercise equipment, in an effort to attract customers.
They were unanimous that the war should be brought to a halt.

English word "detener"(halt) occurs in sets:

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2. to detain to detain

English word "detener"(to detain) occurs in sets:

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Tener family - irregular

3. stop stop

If we stop here, we'll be right back where we started!
Lost in thought, I missed my stop.
I think it's time for me to stop allowing her to always have her own way.
If you stop and relax, this will relieve the tension and stress in your shoulders.
It's nearly lunchtime. Why don't we stop to have a bite to eat?
They'll stop at nothing to achieve their political goals.
Would you please stop singing so loudly? This is not a cheap drinking place.
We must stop using ozone-depleting chemicals immediately.
Imagine if you started hiccoughing and you couldn't stop.
There are shuttle buses that stop at several hotels in Tokyo.
You know that your English is good when people stop complimenting you on how good your English is.
I'm a bit down because a blogger friend of mine has decided to stop blogging.
Why don't we stop arguing over these piddling matters and get to the issues at hand?
We had to stop over in San Francisco for two hours due to the fog.

English word "detener"(stop) occurs in sets:

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