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hit a snag

To encounter an issue or challenge. Our plans for a relaxing night at home hit a snag when a pipe burst in the basement.
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hit a snag

Fig. to run into an unexpected problem. We've hit a snag with the building project. I stopped working on the roof when I hit a snag.
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hit a snag

Encounter a problem or obstacle. For example, We've hit a snag with this building project. The noun snag has been used in the sense of "a sharp or rough projection," such as would impede passage, since the 1500s.
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snag

1. n. a difficulty. There’s a little snag in our plan.
2. n. an ugly (young) woman. Who’s the snag your brother is running around with?
3. and SNAG n. a Sensitive New-Age Guy. There were only snags and bimbos at the rally, so I left.
4. tv. to procure, grab, or steal something. See if you can snag a couple of good seats while I get the popcorn.

SNAG

verb
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degree of decay, hardness of the wood, size of the snag, species of the tree) can be important in determining the use of the snag by cavity nesting birds (Raphael and White, 1984; Conner et al.
Type 1 = live tree with a dead top or other defect; Type 2 = recently dead tree with brown foliage; Type 3 = snag with moderate decay, foliage and small branches missing, top intact; Type 4 = snag in advance decay with broken top and most branches gone (Kozma 2009).
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I knew there were a lot of animals that lived in a snag, I just didn't know what kind," she said.
There were three tree condition classes (live trees, snag class 3 (dead 26 yr), and snag class 5 (dead 81 yr)), two tree diameter classes (small and large), four stake positions within a tree (inner, inner-inner, outer, and outer-outer), two exposure locations (Alaska and Mississippi) and two exposure periods (2 and 4 yr).
In the leaflet, distributed to hundreds of houses across the city, Snag urges residents to take a stand against Liverpool's Liberal Democrat Party.
The neighboring rancher, who was running cows on the place and was responsible for fencing, came by while they were thinning in the snow and started cutting tamarack snags for fence posts.
Often, though, snag wood is punky and of little heating value.
The dynamics of snag formation and deterioration affect ecosystem dynamics (biomass accumulation and decay) and wildlife habitat (Harmon et al.
The type of bird attracted to a snag depends in part on the dead tree's location and the plant community that surrounds the tree.
13 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was trapped in a Kolkata-bound Air India flight for around four hours on Saturday, after the aircraft developed a technical snag which led to it being grounded at the Delhi airport.
James Heal, one of the leaders in precision testing instruments, will introduce its new mace snag tester ProMace at ITMA Milan (Hall 07 Stand H122)
SNAG / BOB was created in order to promote healthier living in young people and to support their choices in healthy eating.