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Idioms of the week – a Sticking point

Posted by englishlessons on October 15, 2013

Definition:

a controversial issue that blocks progress in negotiations

Examples:

Health care coverage is a major sticking point in the negotiations between workers and management.

The couple was always arguing about money. The importance of savings was a sticking point.

Picture it:

Picture a place where people become stuck and cannot move forward easily.

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