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Related to give pause: take exception, give pause for thought
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Synonyms for pause

to stop temporarily and remain, as if reluctant to leave

to be irresolute in acting or doing

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Does political instability in places like Bolivia, Ecuador and Venezuela give pause to Spanish investors?
Inevitably, it will fall to libraries and research departments to make the book available, although in these days of tight book budgets the price may also give pause to institutional purchasers.
It ought to frighten the parents of our students, and it certainly ought to give pause to the leaders of our school district.
Here's something to give pause to those people at other vehicle manufacturing companies who imagine that their position in the light truck market is unassailable: "We are on a serious mission to build light truck market share that will match our strong car presence in the U.
THE news of the disturbances after England's defeat against France must surely give pause for thought to the people who are flying the St George's flag.
That should give pause to everyone who loves liberty.
Musically, the album's slick production sheen may give pause to some on first listen, but subsequent twirls will confirm its strength as a sing-along, feel-good collection of vintage Etheridge heartland rock and roll--just with smoother edges than usual.
However, consideration of the current situation in Russia does give pause for thought.
Recent cases of computer hacking and electronic voting error should give pause to the push to change from paper ballots to electronic voting machines.
Unlike statement 19, this statement should give pause to the investigator because a great deal of pertinent information was left out.
But the precedent of a manslaughter conviction for what may have amounted to nothing more than excessive credulousness is apt to give pause even to doctors who are models of thoroughness.
Its discussion of transatlantic relationships crucial to the United Kingdom since World War II should give pause to American intelligence researchers.