Examples of sticking point in a Sentence
The length of the contract has become a sticking point in the negotiations.
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That figure remains a sticking point for the deal as Arsenal are not willing to part with such a sizeable fee for a player who made 30 appearances in the Bundesliga’s second-worst defence last season.
Videos of the parking garage attack on Harris — and of its preceding moments — have been scrutinized frame by frame by Harris' defenders and white nationalists, each side arguing over one sticking point: Was Harris a victim or an instigator?
But sticking points have emerged over how many guest workers should be allowed into the U.S. and whether caps limiting their numbers could be raised in the future, lawmakers said.
In recent days, Post Union Vice Chairman Fredrick Kunkle told me, waivers for non-disclosure agreements—the paper is insisting that departing employees sign them—have become a sticking point.
The one sticking point is that Castiglione’s reported salary of $1.3 million is more than twice the reported $580,000 Anderson was making.
But with plenty of sticking points from car-parts to food, negotiations could require more time anyway.
Videos of the parking garage attack on Harris - and of its preceding moments - have been scrutinized frame by frame by Harris' defenders and white nationalists, each side arguing over one sticking point: Was Harris a victim or an instigator?
In the statement, the two countries also agreed to work together on issues around intellectual property, another key sticking point on the American side.
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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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