stall noun

ADJ. market | book, cake, fish, flower, etc.

VERB + STALL have He has a flower stall in Portobello Road market. | put up, set out/up | pack up | man, run Who's going to man the stall at lunchtime?

STALL + VERB sell sth a stall selling second-hand books

STALL + NOUN holder (also stallholder), keeper

PREP. at a/the ~ I bought this trout at the market fish stall. | behind the ~ the man behind the stall

stall verb

ADV. effectively Discussions were effectively stalled by the union's refusal to participate.

PHRASES stall for time He asked them all kinds of pointless questions, stalling for time.

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