Examples of sticking point in a Sentence
The length of the contract has become a sticking point in the negotiations.
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The contract became a sticking point in the recent union election that ousted current Loomis in favor of former union president Jeff Follmer, who takes over at the beginning of 2018.
As the House-Senate conference committee worked to finalize the legislation, some of the sticking points involved how friendly the bill would be to average households.
Talks have circled for months on a fix to DACA, but sticking points remain.
While members may be jockeying for positions on the committee, most of the negotiations over the House and Senate tax plans’ sticking points will be between the chambers’ leaders.
That was consistent with comments earlier Friday by William Coen, secretary-general of the Basel Committee group of global bank regulators, which is working on sticking points between U.S. and European regulators.
The bill to settle The signature sticking point of the talks is the financial settlement the EU wants the U.K. to pay.
Among the possible sticking points this year: a fight over whether transgender people who are already members of the military can continue to serve.
Among the sticking points in the divorce talks are how the EU calculates what the U.K. still owes the bloc.
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STICKING POINT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sticking point for English Language Learners
: something that people disagree about and that prevents progress from being made in discussions
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