not stand in (someone's or something's) way(redirected from can't stand in somebody's way)
not stand in (someone's or something's) way
To refrain from obstructing, hampering, impeding, or preventing someone's or something's action or progress. I've worked too long and too hard on this deal, and you will not stand in its way now. If you want to squander all your money on a fancy car, I'm not standing in your way.
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not stand in somebody’s ˈwaynot try to stop somebody from doing something: If you want to become a singer, we won’t stand in your way.
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