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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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Wood from older class 5 snags cedar trees, with large diameter, had significantly greater deterioration than wood from other snag classes, but not significantly different from wood from the smaller diameter class 5 snags.
Chickadees, diminutive in both body and beak, chip nut nests in "soft" snags, those with weak, punky wood such as aspen and birch.
Snag dynamics were modeled assuming that snags form at a constant rate (number per hectare per year) from live trees and that a constant fraction of snags deteriorates to non-snags each year (Gore et al.
When located near waterways or wetlands, snags are used as nesting cavities by wood ducks, common goldeneyes, hooded and common mergansers and buffleheads.
Snags are particularly important habitat for birds.
Earlier in the wee hours of Monday, in a last-minute revision of schedule, the ISRO announced that the launch of India's second lunar mission 'Chandrayaan-2' has been called off due to a technical snag.
As per the data, Air India reported 337 snags in A319, 482 in A320 and 354 in A321 planes.
Change in the abundance of snags over time was documented in a 16 ha grid (GLADES--Grid for Landscape Analysis and DEmographic Study; Davis et al, 2005) in which the status of all tree stems greater than 2 cm diameter at breast height (dbh; more than 11,000 stems) was monitored annually from 1995-2017.
He absolved his "Trend" from criticizing the first presidency on account of snag resting with Baabda rather than with Rabyeh.The deputy however did not rule out any imminent meeting between his boss and Miqati saying they would ultimately get together once the current situation required so.
Snag Boat Bend, a 340-acre refuge located at the confluence of Lake Creek and the Willamette River about 12 miles north of Harrisburg on Peoria Road, will have its "grand opening" Saturday, May 10.
* All affected sites have cedar snags dating to the time of onset of the high mortality rate.
Investigators continue to examine all of the major problems encountered during the mission, including an initial failure to deploy the satellite and the final tether snag, which developed at the far end of the deployment boom.
The BAOA also stated that the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is the only agency that can probe aircraft snags.
NNA - 12/3/2011 Caretaker Environment minister Mohammad Rahhal attributed present snags in Miqati' s formation of a new cabinet to Syria when he referred to what he termed as a rather sole conductor in Syria capable of putting together a new cabinet.