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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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