stand still

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Verb1.stand still - remain in place; hold still; remain fixed or immobile; "Traffic stood still when the funeral procession passed by"
freeze, stop dead - stop moving or become immobilized; "When he saw the police car he froze"
get stuck, grind to a halt, mire, bog down - be unable to move further; "The car bogged down in the sand"
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
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There were major, prolonged stand stills in Egypt's large cities.
Up front, James Graham and skipper James Peacock set a magnificent platform, and the likes of Jon Wilkin, Ben Westwood and Garreth Carvell worked themselves to stand stills.
Not only is this demand totally without merit, it is also the height of hypocrisy since just three weeks ago the Cablevision family submitted a filing with the FCC arguing against using arbitration or stand stills to resolve disputes!