How to use at a standstill in a sentence

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The principal mineral resource is cassiterite, but exports are at a standstill since the collapse in world tin prices.
There is a crowd of chanting people walking down the street, traffic is at a standstill and police line the pavements.
However, developers are much more cautious and trading in office sites is almost at a standstill.
Homebuilding activity, forced to a halt during the war, instead of resuming remained at a standstill.
Today production at the 600-man pit was at a standstill as shocked workmates downed tools and went home as a mark of respect.
With killer temperatures and a complete whiteout on area highways, traffic was at a standstill and not one hotel room in the entire city was available.
Axis forces were firmly entrenched in most of their original battle positions and the battle was at a standstill.
For more than a week, the campaign seemed to be at a standstill while various courts sorted out challenges and counterchallenges.
Reconstruction and new construction in Gaza is at a standstill.
On this first day, there were no major initiatives and no dramatic events except for the nation's transport being at a standstill.
Ramjets require a relatively high speed to efficiently compress the incoming air, so ramjets cannot operate at a standstill and they are most efficient at supersonic speeds.
Industrial and commercial development has been at a standstill for fifteen years and only a single commercial employer based in the town has more than 200 employees.
Examples from Classical Literature
Sale in blank was absolutely forbidden, and in the coulisse business was at a standstill.
There was a train in front of us at a standstill, with a broken brake, and the line had to be cleared.
As production and trade were nearly at a standstill, the misery was boundless.
They were piling up their score all the time and we were at a standstill.
For a time, no doubt, affairs at the playhouse were at a standstill.
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