Ryan’s Phrase Of The Day: Stumbling Block or setback on the way to doing sth
Meaning: A problem
Example (1): “I’ve started learning Spanish and I’m now on Day 10. The first week was relatively easy and I made a lot of progress but the past three days I’ve hit a stumbling block called ‘Grammar’. Eurgh, horrible stuff.”
Example (2): *From My Dad* “I’ve hit a stumbling block in my training as I’ve pulled a muscle in my leg and can no longer run. Tough times.”
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