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Impossible to stop or prevent.‘an unstoppable left-foot volley’
persistent, continuing, constant, continual, continuous, non-stop, lasting, never-ending, steady, uninterrupted, unabated, unabating, unbroken, interminable, incessant, unstoppable, unceasing, endless, unending, perpetual, unremitting, unrelenting, unrelieved, sustainedView synonyms
- ‘He opened the scoring after 25 minutes with an unstoppable left foot drive into the roof of the net.’
- ‘Its sheer size makes it formidable, and its movement is apparently unstoppable.’
- ‘Over the last couple of weeks with players from all clubs in the parish, Kirwans are unstoppable.’
- ‘His flow of talk, of analysis and anecdote is magical and unstoppable.’
- ‘As more Yorkshire troops and airmen head for the Gulf, the momentum towards conflict looks unstoppable.’
- ‘The big striker brought the ball down and swivelled before firing an unstoppable shot into the net.’
- ‘Four and eight years ago, the Kiwis were producing sublime attacking rugby that was unstoppable in full flow.’
- ‘The high drama came when Dublin surged through and were unstoppable as they landed the ball in the net.’
- ‘Few predicted weeks ago that so many people would turn out to stop the unstoppable, and I was certainly not among them.’
- ‘At his peak he was almost unstoppable and only the quality of competition limited his Scotland appearances to two.’
- ‘The best thing about a remix is its ability to turn a lackadaisical song into something unstoppable.’
- ‘His goal came when he controlled a cross from the corner on his chest and rifled in an unstoppable volley.’
- ‘The urge for men to have sons, one colleague tells me, is unstoppable.’
- ‘By the end of August, the seemingly unstoppable Japanese force had been stopped.’
- ‘These underlying causes mean that change continues in a virtually unstoppable way for lengthy periods of time.’
- ‘When he was at his most sublime, he was unstoppable and irresistible.’
- ‘Receiving the ball on the right of the Rowntree penalty area he unleashed an unstoppable drive into the top corner of the net.’
- ‘Can Bruce figure out a way to stop an unstoppable foe when he can barely get out of bed?’
- ‘The unstoppable Chinese economy has emerged as the main driver of steel prices in the world market.’
- ‘Global chaos ensues when a computer geek, fired from his job, unleashes an unstoppable computer virus.’
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