in the/someone's/something's way

Definition of in the/someone's/something's way

  1. :  making it more difficult for a person to do something :  preventing something from happening 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!

Word by Word Definitions

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

somethingplay
  1. :  some indeterminate or unspecified thing

    :  a person or thing of consequence

    :  one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different

  1. :  in some degree :  somewhat

    : used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective

  1. :  a thoroughfare for travel or transportation from place to place

    :  an opening for passage

    :  the course traveled from one place to another :  route

  1. :  of, connected with, or constituting an intermediate point on a route

  1. :  by a long distance :  to a considerable degree or extent :  far

    :  by far :  much

    :  very


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