Meaning of “put a spoke in sb's wheel” in the English Dictionary


"put a spoke in sb's wheel" in English

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put a spoke in sb's wheel


to make it difficult for someone to achieve something they had planned to do:

His letter really put a spoke in our wheel.

(Definition of “put a spoke in sb's wheel” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)