One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he hit a hurdle and cut his leg badly’
fence, jump, barrier, barricade, bar, railing, rail, wall, hedge, hedgerow
2‘this was the final hurdle to overcome in the college's bid for university status’
obstacle, difficulty, problem, barrier, bar, snag, stumbling block, impediment, obstruction, complication, handicap, hindrance
informal hiccup, headache, fly in the ointment
British informal spanner in the works
North American informal monkey wrench in the works
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