How to use Put-a-stop-to in a sentence

put-a-stop-to
  • I'm going to put a stop to it.

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  • I'll put a stop to it.

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  • He'd put a stop to this foolishness.

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  • The troubles which began in 1450 put a stop to the work.

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  • In the following year Podébrad was more successful in his resistance to his many enemies, but his death on the 22nd of March 1471 put a stop to the war.

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  • At their conference all difficulties were discussed and settled, and an undertaking was given on both sides to put a stop to warlike preparations.

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  • It gave the naval power of the Turks a blow from which it never recovered, and put a stop to their aggression in the Eastern Mediterranean.

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  • The death of Hussain put a stop to this expedition, but Baber spent a year at Herat, enjoying the pleasures of that capital.

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  • But he did not allow his misfortune to put a stop to his work, and in 1708 produced a large Dictionnaire universel geographique et historique in three volumes folio.

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  • This Maclaurin gladly undertook, but the death of Conduitt put a stop to the project.

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  • The outbreak of the American War put a stop to the trade of his master, and he thereupon left Salem and went to Boston, where he engaged himself as assistant in another store.

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  • It is possible that these primitive efforts of American Indians might have been further developed, but the Spanish conquest put a stop to all progress, and for a consecutive history of the map and map-making we must turn to the Old World, and trace this history from Egypt and Babylon, through Greece, to our own age.

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  • As regards the first of these, it is curious to observe that the budget decree of 1880 stringently limited the peace strength of the Ottoman army to 100,000 men, " including officers and generals," in order to put a stop to the rapidly increasing military expenditure; but this was merely the expression of a pious wish, at a time when European financial good will was indispensable, that expenditure might be kept down.

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  • But in forests and snowdrifts the French made such slow progress that no sufficient deployment could be made until darkness put a stop to the fighting.

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  • Maladministration and peculation of public moneys go hand in hand, without any vigorous measures being adopted to put a stop to the scandal.

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  • Their own internal dissensions of 1293 put a stop to the campaign, but not before they had concluded an advantageous peace.

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  • The peace of Aix-la-Chapelle put a stop to offensive operations, which he had begun.

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  • Like the graining or " milling " on the edge of many coins, the inscriptions were intended to put a stop to the practice of clipping and filing coins, which was prevalent in the 16th and 17th centuries.

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  • The state banks still have the right to issue currency, but the heavy tax on currency issue imposed by Congress in 1866 (after the introduction of the National banking system in 1863) put a stop to the practice.

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  • To put a stop to this the Powers decided to intervene by means of a joint demonstration of their fleets, in order to enforce an armistice and compel Ibrahim to evacuate the Morea (Treaty of London, July 6, 1827).

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  • The freedom he claimed for the Church was freedom to manage her affairs without the interference of the state; the champions of the papal monarchy, and notably the Jesuits, desired freedom in order to put a stop to the dissemination of modern ideas.

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  • Agapetus, a man of some force of character, did his best to put a stop to the degradation into which the papacy had fallen, the so-called "Pornocracy," which lasted from the accession of Sergius III.

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  • The invention of vowel-signs of diacritic points to distinguish similarly formed consonants, and of other orthographic signs, soon put a stop to arbitrary conjectures on the part of the readers.

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  • The reason for these mutinies was the attempt made by successive pashas to put a stop to the extortion called Tulbah, a forced payment exacted by the troops from the inhabitants of the country by the fiction of debts requiring to be discharged, which led to grievous ill-usage.

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  • His endeavour, for instance, to put a stop to the slave raiding which devastated the Sudan provinces was wholly ineffectual.

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  • The affair would not have gone on so smoothly, had not the opportune defection of the Arabians put a stop to the inward schism which threatened.

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  • Animated by the patriotic enthusiasm of Cardinal Ximenes, the Spaniards determined to put a stop to these expeditions which were carrying off their countrymen, destroying their commerce, and even ravaging their country.

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  • Still the garrison was disheartened; but Colonel Stoddarts arrival on the 11th of August to threaten the shah with British intervention put a stop to further action.

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  • I can see nothing which will put a stop to this mischievous propaganda but some striking proof of the intention of Her Majesty's government nDt to be ousted from its position in South Africa.

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  • He put a stop to all persecutions of the Church and religious orders, and enforced respect of Church property.

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  • The effect of these expeditions, and of this extension of military occupation, has been to reduce the independent Pathan tribes of the Suliman mountains to effective order, and to put a stop to border raiding on the Indus plains south of the Gomal.

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  • In the following year George obtained some successes over his rival, but his death in 1471 for a time put a stop to the war.

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  • While, however, the court of Peking was honestly endeavouring to suppress the foreign trade in opium from 1839 to 1858 several of the provincial viceroys encouraged the trade, nor could the central government put a stop to the home cultivation of the drug.

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  • Meanwhile the Mahratta conquest of Bassein and Salsette (1737-1739) had put a stop to the hostility of the Portuguese, and a treaty of alliance with the Siddis (1733) had secured a base of supplies on the mainland.

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  • Titu Maiorescu put a stop to the prevailing Latinism, and turned the current of Rumanian literature into a more healthy channel, by the publication of his Critice (1874).

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  • In November the news of the conclusion of the peace of Westphalia reached Prague and put a stop to hostilities.

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  • In 1863 Sir Richard Burton, then British consul at Fernando Po, went to Benin to try and put a stop to human sacrifices, an attempt in which he did not succeed.

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  • They prospered greatly during the 14th century, but Turkish rule put a stop to this industry after 1 459; and the revival only began in 1835, under the patronage of Prince Milosh.

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  • It was formerly thought that Calvin published this work with a view to influence the king to put a stop to the attacks on the Protestants, but there is nothing in the treatise itself or in the commentary to favour this opinion.

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  • Pippin it was, in short, who governed, who set in order the social confusions of Neustria, who, after long wars, put a stop to the malpractices of the dukes and counts, and summoned councils of bishops to make good regulations.

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  • To put a stop to this, to ensure his own access to the Mediterranean and exclude his chief rival, Napoleon made a desperate effort in 1812 against a country as invincible as Spain.

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  • Up to the time when the religious zeal of the emperor Zeno put a stop to the Nestorian school at Edessa, this " Athens of Syria " was active in translating and popularizing the Aristotelian logic. Their banishment from Edessa in 489 drove the Nestorian scholars to Persia, where the Sassanid rulers gave them a welcome; and there they continued their labours on the Organon.

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  • Yet he was able to recover Minorca and Florida in the War of American Independence, and he finally extorted a treaty wiCi Algiers which put a stop to piratical raids on the Spanish coast.

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  • Necker put a stop to the rebellion in Dauphine by legalizing its assembly, and then set to work to arrange for the summons of the states general.

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  • The discovery of Mount Bischoff one year later, though it greatly stimulated speculation and induced a large influx of immigrants, did not put a stop to the outflow, for in 1880 the population was still below 115,000.

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  • How to put a stop to racist abuse How can you help a friend?

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  • Someone put a stop to it now, please.

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  • An attempt was made by this official to put a stop to the English missions by violence; but the report of his conduct led to so much indignation in Australia and in England that the emperor Napoleon, on receipt of a protest from Lord Shaftesbury and others, caused a commission of inquiry to be appointed and free liberty of worship to be secured to the Protestant missions.

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  • Once the people were in possession of the palace, a ciompo named Michele di Lando took the lead and put a stop to disorder and pillage.

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  • I'm sure this will put a stop to all the fussing and fighting.

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  • Is there anything else I can do to put a stop to this?

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  • Her son, however, wants to put a stop to it.

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  • Janice Dickinson's son, Nathan Fields, is asking his mom to put a stop to the surgeries because he is fearful that it's becoming an obsession.

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  • These professionals are the most adept at figuring out why dogs behave as they do, and this may be your best and last chance to put a stop to your dog's aggressive behavior.

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  • There are things that any consumer can do to help put a stop to these operations.

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  • Evil forces threaten the land, and you seek to put a stop to it.

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  • Using CRM tools can put a stop to this type of wasted time.

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  • Our Strap Police fashion violation notification system was created to help put a stop to this practice by allowing citations from concerned friends, coworkers or family to be sent to those committing a strap fashion faux paux.

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