stuck in traffic

stuck in traffic

to be caught in a traffic jam. I am sorry I am late. I was stuck in traffic. Our taxi was stuck in traffic and I thought I would never get to the airport on time.
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Residents of the twin cities were stuck in traffic jam on major arteries for hours as due to sit-in as the protesters blocked the main arteries for all kinds of traffic to protest Mastung bombing.
In Tokyo they are static sculptures stuck in traffic.
Hey, kissing is about the only thing I haven't seen people doing in their cars while stuck in traffic.
If it seems like you're spending more and more time stuck in traffic congestion this Labor Day weekend, it's because you are.
In fact, motorists in the nation's top 68 urban areas are spending about 50 percent more time stuck in traffic than they did 10 years ago.
report that the amount of time motorists in the top 68 urban areas spend stuck in traffic has increased to an average of about 50 hours a year, compared with 34 hours a year in 1990, based on Texas Transportation Institute data.