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verb as in catch on something

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Development of an AR headset at Apple seems to have hit a snag or two under current project lead Mike Rockwell, though the report does not outline exactly which obstacles have emerged.

I babied mine and still saw a few small snags while bushwhacking.

It was inspiring to see how our customers reacted when we’d hit snags, like a shipping delay.

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The snag is that the nonmedical part of the world has to buy in, too.

By May, those efforts seemed to hit a snag when the Housing Commission decided not to move forward with 10 hotel properties it had initially eyed.

He was 19, and managed to snag a summer internship with New Line Cinema.

The wire is long gone, but a rusted snag remains entombed in the bark.

This is a snag because Chan lives across the border, where the Hong Kong Dollar is used.

Over the last four years, however, the process has hit a snag.

Luz gets away and hires Malone to take her over the border, where Thacker and others are waiting to snag her.

We made an extra steering-oar, too, because one of the others might get broke on a snag or something.

Imbedded in this bar was a long white snag, a tree trunk whose naked arms, thrusting far down stream, had literally impaled us.

After that I waded back to the snag carefully, and once more ordered the young woman to come to me.

At length I crept to the snag and beat against it with my cane.

Down the road arose sharp words of command, and the burning top of a tall pine snag threw its light upon bayonets in the highway.


On this page you'll find 125 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to snag, such as: barrier, bug, crunch, difficulty, disadvantage, and drawback.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.