make a pause; stop for a short time before continuing
a short but noticeable break in activity, or speech
"The speaker paused"
"We pause for station identification"
"let's break for lunch"
There was a short pause before morning service began.
出自： J. Baldwin
Everyone paused in mid-handshake.
出自： M. Frayn
There was one window, and she paused now and then,..looking out at the rain.
出自： E. Welty
We paused for the red light at State College Street.
误 He was running so fast that he couldn't pause himself.
正 He was running so fast that he couldn't stop himself.
误 Even if we fail, we will not pause trying.
正 Even if we fail, we will not stop trying.