Definition of in the/someone's/something's way
- I left because I felt that I was just in their way.
- We have important issues to deal with, but these petty arguments keep getting in the way.
- We won't let anything stand in the way of progress!
: some person : somebody
: some indeterminate or unspecified thing
: some indeterminate amount more than a specified number
: a person or thing of consequence
: in some degree : somewhat
used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective
: a thoroughfare for travel or transportation from place to place
: an opening for passage
: the course traveled from one place to another : route
: of, connected with, or constituting an intermediate point on a route
: by a long distance : to a considerable degree or extent : far
: by far : much
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