Meaning of “stand in the way of sth/sb” in the English Dictionary

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"stand in the way of sth/sb" in British English

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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.

(Definition of “stand in the way of sth/sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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