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English definition of “stand in the way of sth/sb”

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stand in the way of sth/sb

( also stand in sb's way)
to try to stop or prevent something or someone: You know I won't stand in your way if you want to apply for a job abroad.
Translations of “stand in the way of sth/sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 試圖阻止,力圖阻撓…
in Chinese (Simplified) 试图阻止,力图阻碍…
(Definition of stand in the way of sth/sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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