stop someone in his tracks

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stop (someone) in (his) tracks (third-person singular simple present stops someone in his tracks, present participle stopping someone in his tracks, simple past and past participle stopped someone in his tracks)

  1. (idiomatic) To prevent someone from continuing along a path or way, literal or figurative, he has begun going along.
Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 21:40