hit a snag

idiom

: to have a problem (with something)
We hit a snag with our travel plans.

Examples of hit a snag in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But that plan hit a snag when the university said the building’s design could not accommodate the studios, which are central to expanding its program. Tammy Murga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 Jan. 2024 The anticipated confirmation of a San Diego federal judge nominee has hit a snag. Kristina Davis, San Diego Union-Tribune, 29 Dec. 2023 The employer and union have been negotiating a first contract since the summer, an experience that has been productive on some key issues, according to Miller, but hit a snag in the discussions over wages. Katie Kilkenny, The Hollywood Reporter, 19 Dec. 2023 Kyra Sedgwick has hit a snag in her beauty routine. Jackie Fields, Peoplemag, 18 Dec. 2023 Earlier in the evening, sources familiar with the matter with the matter who were not authorized to comment said talks had hit a snag over key issues including the the guild’s demand that cast members receive a share of the revenue generated by streaming shows. Meg James, Los Angeles Times, 12 Oct. 2023 But that plan hit a snag when the university said the building’s design could not accommodate the studios, which are central to expanding its programs. Tammy Murga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 Sep. 2023 The agreed upon four-game suspension for the Michigan football coach has hit a snag and will now not happen, according to Yahoo! Sports columnist Dan Wetzel. Kirkland Crawford, Detroit Free Press, 12 Aug. 2023 The strike was authorized after SAG-AFTRA leaders' negotiations with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers hit a snag, mainly over the use of artificial intelligence as well as residual pay for actors. Caitlin O'Kane, CBS News, 19 July 2023 See More

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“Hit a snag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hit%20a%20snag. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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