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hit a snag

To encounter an issue, drawback, 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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In a study conducted in western ponderosa pine forests, Kotliar et al., (2007) alternatively reported that house wrens had highest densities in high-severity burned areas, as they are generally associated with snags. Our findings report that snag density was highest in unburned forests, rather than burned forests.
The consequences for low-wage workers could be far-reaching, labor advocates said, if companies like Snag Work encourage businesses to hire temporary workers at the expense of permanent employees.
Conclusion: McKenzie EEP is clinically slightly more effective in the management of pain and disability as compared with Mulligan SNAGs, while Mulligan SNAGs are more effective in the improvement of lumbar ROM as compared with Mechanize EEP in the management of CMLBP.
He was reportedly not convinced about the snag being rectified.
In this approach an accessory motion combined with spinal active movement (C1-C2 sustained natural apophyseal glide (SNAG) is used to return normal range of C1-C2 rotation when the FRT reveals rotation limitation at this section [7].
Analysis of nest sites of the Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno): Relationship between nest and snag heights.
To my further surprise, the account statement slip I was handed over reflected the withdrawal of Rs3,000 only," said a customer who benefited from the machine's technical snag.
Krudo's SNAG folding knives--designed on the popular Southeast Asian Karambit platform--are available in SNAG Live Blade and SNAG Controller models.
"Emirates can confirm flight EK 385, an A380 aircraft from Bangkok to Dubai, was diverted to Hyderabad International Airport today at 0345 hours due to a technical snag in the aircraft," an Emirates spokeswoman said in a statement released on Sunday.
That's because it's easy to snag the back of your coveralls on the engine fire suppression system safety pin.
Offered in a variety of solid colors in 1-, 2-, 3- and 4-inch widths, and striped in 2-inch widths, the vinyl marking material is thin and durable, ensuring that it will not snag and lift off the floor.
In reference to your article entitled "HIPAA hits a snag" in the September 2010 MLO, I would like to have you expound on the statement, "I just hope I do not learn one day--via one or the other method--that I am actually a dog." You probably offended a lot of dog lovers out there ...
The "low drag, no snag" thumb pad designed to guide the gun in and out of the holster while giving the shooter a generous thumb pad to hit for fast draw scenarios.
SNAG THIS SIGN Flatter his ego and let him play hero once in a while.
BLUE RIVER - A roll of gray foam, some 1-inch PVC pipe, torn up strips of blanket, paint and several handfuls of moss: It doesn't, at first blush, suggest the woody realities of a forest snag.