Hit a Snag
The English idiom to hit a snag means ❛to encounter a problem or difficulty❜. For example:
Luigi’s wedding plans hit a snag when his mother ordered him to move back home.
The phrase to hit a snag means the same thing as the English expressions to run into a problem or to hit a bump in the road. Some recent headlines that demonstrate the use of the English idiom to hit a snag well are:
Mexico potato deal hits snag
- capitalpress.com, 31 December 2012, John O’Connell
Proposed Gun Measure Hits Snag
-wics.com, 3 January 2013
Job creation locally hits snag in state bureaucracy
- buffalonews.com, 13 Janaury 2013, Tom Precious
What English idiom, on the other hand, would you use to describe ❛a situation in which progress is made without any difficulties at all❜?
a) smooth boating
b) smooth sailing
c) smooth rafting
d) smooth cruising
Check your answer here.