stop on a dime



stop on a dime (third-person singular simple present stops on a dime, present participle stopping on a dime, simple past and past participle stopped on a dime)

  1. (intransitive, idiomatic, US) To stop dead; stop quickly.
    Don't tell me to drive real fast in this heavy traffic. You know I can't stop on a dime.
Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 21:40