stop 英 [stɒp] 美 [stɑp]
vt. 停止；堵塞； vi. 停止；中止；逗留； n. 停止；车站；逗留
进行时:stopping 过去式:stopped 过去分词:stopped 第三人称单数:stops 名词复数:stops
- You know that red octagonal traffic sign that says STOP? It's telling you to stop moving and to stay put.
- vt. 停止；堵塞；
- vi. 停止；中止；逗留；
- n. 停止；车站；逗留
1. The car stopped at the policeman.
2. Can't you just stop?
3. Drop me off at next stop.
4. The bus service stops at midnight.
- stop (n.) late 14c., "a plug;" mid-15c., "a cessation," from stop (v.). Of mechanisms of musical instruments from c. 1500, especially of organs, where opening them makes it produce more sound, hence figurative phrase pull out the stops (1909). From 1660s in phonetics, 1831 in photography. Meaning "a stopping place" is from 1889. To put a stop to some activity is from 1670s (earlier give a stop to, 1580s).
- stop (v.) Old English -stoppian (in forstoppian "to stop up, stifle"), a general West Germanic word, cognate with Old Saxon stuppon, West Frisian stopje, Middle Low German stoppen, Old High German stopfon, German stopfen "to plug, stop up," Old Low Frankish (be)stuppon "to stop (the ears)."