Examples of sticking point in a Sentence
The length of the contract has become a sticking point in the negotiations.
Recent Examples of sticking point from the Web
This year’s agreement suggests that the issue won’t be a sticking point on the final day this year.
One potential sticking point in the comparison could be the fact that treason in Germany is sometimes thought to presuppose the threat of physical violence against the state.
The sticking points on a West End stadium deal center around the school board and its demands: The team must pay its fair share of taxes and sign on to a community benefits agreement with the West End.
Equity stakes had been a key sticking point in recent talks, with creditors demanding almost all of iHeart and 100 percent of its healthy Clear Channel unit.
Equity stakes had been a key sticking point in recent talks, with creditors demanding almost all of iHeart and 100% of its healthy Clear Channel unit.
The key sticking point has been informed consent, the process that walks individuals through the ins and outs of donating their embryos to science.
But what lies right above the eyes has also become a sticking point in the row over the doll’s existence and appearance.
The council's takeover of the Utility Service Board, or USB, last March remains a sticking point, though Snyder signed the ordinance approving the move.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'sticking point.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of sticking point
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
Learn More about sticking point
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up sticking point? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).