grind to a halt

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.grind to a halt - be unable to move furthergrind to a halt - be unable to move further; "The car bogged down in the sand"
stand still - remain in place; hold still; remain fixed or immobile; "Traffic stood still when the funeral procession passed by"
bog down, mire - cause to get stuck as if in a mire; "The mud mired our cart"
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The group said annual growth looked set to grind to a halt in the coming months.
The Vanguard Daily quotes Nigerian Rail Corporation chairman Alhaji Waziri Mohammed admitting that only 30 of the system's 200 locomotives are actually in working order-and even these might grind to a halt soon, he added.