Examples of sticking point in a Sentence
The length of the contract has become a sticking point in the negotiations.
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Among the sticking points in the divorce talks are how the EU calculates what the U.K. still owes the bloc.
Among the possible sticking points this year: a fight over whether transgender people who are already members of the military can continue to serve.
Funding for the project became a sticking point and political disagreements erupted between Gov. Larry Hogan and the Democratic leadership of the General Assembly.
Looking ahead, the Legislature set aside key sticking points that have to be dealt with soon — the capital budget, oil and gas tax subsidies, taxes and a formal structure to use some earnings from the Permanent Fund to pay for government.
Low-barrier shelters in Portland allow pets and couples -- also sticking points in Deschutes.
The mains sticking point is the cost, since the Coastal Authority assessment shows that the tunnel is not likely to recoup its construction costs.
Other sticking points center on agriculture, which makes up a large part of commerce between the three nations.
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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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