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stumbling block

noun [C] uk   us  
something that prevents action or agreement: Lack of willingness to compromise on both sides is the main/major stumbling block to reaching a settlement.
Translations of “stumbling block”
in Korean 장애물…
in Arabic حَجر عَثْرة…
in Portuguese pedra no caminho…
in Catalan entrebanc…
in Japanese 障害, 妨げ…
in Italian ostacolo, intoppo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 障礙物, 絆腳石…
in Russian камень преткновения…
in Turkish engel, mânia, zorluk…
in Chinese (Simplified) 障碍物, 绊脚石…
in Polish przeszkoda…
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