in one's way
also in the way phrasal 1. in a position to be encountered by one ; in or along one's course <
an opportunity had been put in my way — Ellen Glasgow
>
2. in a position to hinder or obstruct

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in one's way — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. Within reach; likely to be met; before you. * /The chance to work for a printer was put in my way./ Compare: PUT IN THE WAY OF. 2. or[in the way] In your path as a hindrance; placed so as to block the way. * /Fred tried… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in one's way — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. Within reach; likely to be met; before you. * /The chance to work for a printer was put in my way./ Compare: PUT IN THE WAY OF. 2. or[in the way] In your path as a hindrance; placed so as to block the way. * /Fred tried… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get in one's way — See: IN ONE S WAY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stand in one's way — See: IN ONE S WAY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get in one's way — See: IN ONE S WAY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stand in one's way — See: IN ONE S WAY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put in one's way — See: PUT IN THE WAY OF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put in one's way — See: PUT IN THE WAY OF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in one's hair — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Bothering you again and again; always annoying. * /Johnny got in Father s hair when he was trying to read the paper by running and shouting./ * /The grown ups sent the children out to play so that the children wouldn t be… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in one's hair — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Bothering you again and again; always annoying. * /Johnny got in Father s hair when he was trying to read the paper by running and shouting./ * /The grown ups sent the children out to play so that the children wouldn t be… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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