stand in someone's way

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Definition of stand in someone's way

: to prevent someone from doing something Go ahead and leave. I won't stand in your way.

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“Stand in someone's way.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stand%20in%20someone%27s%20way. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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