the hurdles

plural noun

: a race in which runners must jump over a series of barriers (called hurdles)
He won a medal in the high hurdles.
The hurdles is his best event.

Examples of the hurdles in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Janelle Codrington, Oakland Mills, junior Codrington thrived in the hurdles throughout the season. Jacob Steinberg, Baltimore Sun, 10 July 2024 Among the hurdles, the federal government put a 40-year development ban – known as the Bennett Freeze – across roughly 1.5 million acres of Navajo land to settle a dispute between the Navajo Nation and the Hopi Tribe. Ashley Killough, CNN, 3 July 2024 That point aside, the gains in Final Cut Pro often outweigh the hurdles to adoption—especially the fact that there are no subscription fees. PCMAG, 30 June 2024 Jones, who made three Olympic teams in the hurdles and then switched to bobsled and the Winter Olympics, advanced to the semifinals despite finishing last in her heat in 14.86 seconds. Adam Kilgore, Washington Post, 29 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for the hurdles 

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“The hurdles.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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