sticking point


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sticking point

n.
A point, issue, or situation that causes or is likely to cause an impasse.

sticking point

n
a problem or point on which agreement cannot be reached, preventing progress from being made
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sticking point - a point at which an impasse arises in progress toward an agreement or a goal
detail, item, point - an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole; "several of the details are similar"; "a point of information"
Translations

sticking point

[ˈstɪkɪŋˌpɔɪnt] N (fig) → punto m de fricción

sticking point

[ˈstɪkɪŋˌpɔɪnt] n (fig) → punto di stallo, impasse f inv
References in classic literature ?
On his a third time renewing his request, I plainly perceived that something must be done, or my visage was ruined for ever; I therefore screwed up my courage to the sticking point, and declared my willingness to have both arms tattooed from just above the wrist to the shoulder.
She needed the sun to mellow and temper her mood to the sticking point. She had reached a stage when she seemed to be no longer feeling her way, working, when in the humor, with sureness and ease.
As for me, I was consumed by a secret and burning desire to ask the Story Girl if I might see HER home; but I could not screw my courage to the sticking point. How I envied Peter his easy, insouciant manner!
auto tariffs will be the major sticking point going forward, with Japan demanding the removal of such duties in line with the original TPP, the author points out.
A major sticking point in talks between Britain's government and opposition Labour Party is the lack of any guarantee that a successor to Prime Minister Theresa May would deliver on any Brexit agreement, Labour's trade policy chief said on Sunday.
THE Northern Irish border remains a key sticking point in Brexit talks, even though Britain and the EU agreed a withdrawal deal yesterday.
However, the fight date was proving a sticking point in negotiations for Smith's promoter Eddie Hearn who didn't Smith faces WBO r
The sticking point of future payment clauses has been ironed out and Livermore (above), 24, who enjoyed a successful loan season with the Tigers, is happy to sign for boss Steve Bruce.
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However, investment remains a sticking point. Infrastructure improvements tend to be expensive and the railways are no exception.
However, sources close to the deal said price disagreements had been a sticking point for years.
The sticking point is likely to be his PS80,000-a-week wages - and as his relationship with Chelsea broke down after he tweeted about training with the kids, the club are unwilling to do him any favours.

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