- n. 障碍；意外障碍；突出物
- vt. 抓住机会；造成阻碍；清除障碍物
- vi. 被绊住；形成障碍
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来自古诺斯语 snagi,晾衣架，挂衣钩。引申词义树桩，树枝，后用于指河道中被河水浸没的 树桩，暗桩，因而引申比喻义潜在问题，困难，障碍，引申词义被勾住，被挂住等。
- snag (n.)
- 1570s, "stump of a tree, branch," of Scandinavian origin, compare Old Norse snagi "clothes peg," snaga "a kind of ax," snag-hyrndr "snag-cornered, with sharp points." The ground sense seems to be "a sharp protuberance." The meaning "sharp or jagged projection" is first recorded 1580s; especially "tree or branch in water and partly near the surface, so as to be dangerous to navigation" (1807). The figurative meaning "obstacle, impediment" is from 1829.
- snag (v.)
- "be caught on an impediment," 1807, from snag (n.). Originally in American English, often in reference to steamboats caught on branches and stumps lodged in riverbeds. Of fabric, from 1967. The transitive meaning "to catch, steal, pick up" is U.S. colloquial, attested from 1895. Related: Snagged; snagging.
- 1. There is just one small snag—where is the money coming from?
- 2. The only snag is, I can't afford it!
- 惟一的困难是, 我付不起这钱!
- 3. It is to be expected that an experiment will sometimes run into a snag at first.
- 4. The school deals exclusively with children of high academic ability. There is a snag though, it costs £9,600 a year.
- 5. A police clampdown on car thieves hit a snag when villains stole one of their cars.
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