hit a snag : Idioms in English

hit a snag

To experience an unexpected problem
Usage:
Everything was going smoothly with the high school production, but they hit a snag when the curtain jammed and couldn't be opened.

hit a snag in News

  1. Tribune's possible newspaper sale hits snag

    The company's plan to start talks with potential bidders for a possible sale of its newspaper group may have hit a snag related to Tribune's ties to separate digital ventures that boost the papers' revenue, according to people familiar with the...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Crain's Chicago Business

  2. Palo Alto says Buena Vista closure application incomplete

    A plan to shutter Buena Vista Mobile Home Park hit a snag after Palo Alto officials this month determined the application is incomplete.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. Fort Hood shooting suspect's defense strategy could slow trial

    By Don Bolding FORT HOOD, Texas (Reuters) - The military trial of accused Fort Hood gunman Major Nidal Hasan hit a snag on Tuesday when lawyers ordered to help him told the judge he was making requests they could not ethically satisfy. Hasan, who faces 13 charges of first-degree murder, had been expected to outline his defense line - that he was protecting the Taliban when he opened fire on ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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