stumbling block


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any obstacle or impediment

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Downing is available on a free transfer but his wages are proving a stumbling block at present.
Now that's a stumbling block that might even make Roman wince.
If the verse referred to a physical stumbling block, it would be obvious who tripped the blind person.
But Aberdeen put nothing but stumbling blocks in our way and the Aberdeen lad resigned and gave up his season ticket because of the way they were going about their business.
Of course there are two stumbling blocks which may get in the way of the 750 million euro project.
Hydrogen production remains a major stumbling block on the road to the hydrogen economy, a much-touted successor to the current oil-based economy.
For some people, for example, the fear of lipodystrophy [including lipoatrophy, the loss of body fat, often in the face] and other side effects is a stumbling block to treatment.
NEGOTIATIONS for Kevin McBride's proposed fight for the WBA heavyweight title against champion John Ruiz seem to have hit a stumbling block.
That's probably a big stumbling block for any new enterprise," admits Johnny, 39.
Still, he warns his readers to "take care that this liberty of yours does not somehow become a stumbling block to the weak" and reminds them that "when you thus sin against members of your family, and wound their conscience when it is weak, you sin against Christ" (1 Cor.
While it's a rare state that has the broker/agent distinction already marked on its books--Nevada is one--the one-size-fits-all label of "producer," employed by most states, has served as a stumbling block.
A STUMBLING block to a takeover of Woolworths has emerged after the fine print of a key contract revealed a change of control clause.
This is where I ran into a bit of a stumbling block for, although pieces of the book would seem to have great utility in human behavior, social welfare policies and services, diversity, and even research classes, I was not able to see how the entire book would fit into any single course.
However, the United States' protectionist policies for agricultural commodities--especially sugar--loom as a major stumbling block in the negotiations.