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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of gridlock.
  • adjective of traffic Stationary in a gridlock

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Examples

  • But since then Csikszentmihalyi’s theory seems to have lost traction, so I was intrigued to hear my Turkish friend (in gridlocked traffic that was the antithesis of flow!) update me on a couple of recent studies (copies of which he subsequently sent me) that have rehabilitated the notion of flow.

    May « 2010 « An A-Z of ELT

  • But since then Csikszentmihalyi’s theory seems to have lost traction, so I was intrigued to hear my Turkish friend (in gridlocked traffic that was the antithesis of flow!) update me on a couple of recent studies (copies of which he subsequently sent me) that have rehabilitated the notion of flow.

    F is for Flow « An A-Z of ELT

  • Afterwards, the Dow plunged again and was down 600 points or more, further reflecting the investing world's lack of confidence in what one trader called the "gridlocked circus" of Washington, D.C.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • I do agree that the president needs to step forward and lead on this issue because right now congress is kind of gridlocked on this thing, but let's remember he doesn't need Republican votes.

    CNN Transcript Sep 2, 2009

  • Traffic was reported to be "gridlocked" on the busy A417 at Birdlip near Cheltenham, with the Highways Agency closing a number of roads in the area.

    Your Local Guardian | Sutton

  • Traffic was reported to be "gridlocked" on the busy A417 at Birdlip near Cheltenham, with the Highways Agency closing a number of roads in the area.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Meanwhile, Republican Sunder Ramani has run a Scott Brown style campaign: energizing the Republican base while appealing to Democratic and Decline to State voters as a "non partisan" problem solver who can reach across party lines to solve problems in "gridlocked" Sacramento.

    The California Majority Report

  • Traffic was reported to be "gridlocked" on the busy A417 at Birdlip near Cheltenham, with the Highways Agency closing a number of roads in the area.

    Your Local Guardian | Wimbledon

  • That, and about $2.50 will get you a fair cup of coffee in a greasy spoon restaurant, and nothing more, so long as the GOP thinks "gridlocked" is the only kind of congress in which they care to partake.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Traffic was reported to be "gridlocked" on the busy A417 at Birdlip near Cheltenham, with the Highways Agency closing a number of roads in the area.

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