call\ a\ halt

v. phr.
To give a command to stop.

The scouts were tired during the hike, and the scoutmaster called a halt.

When the children's play, got too noisy, their mother called a halt.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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