bump in the road(redirected from this bump in the road)
bump in the road
A problem that arises and interferes with forward progress (usually only temporarily). The project hit a bump in the road when Tom suddenly resigned, but I know we'll be fine—we just need to redistribute his assignment and keep going. Oh honey, I know you're upset that you didn't get the lead in the play, but it's just a bump in the road—and you still got a great part!
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