Definition of Throw a spanner in the works

1. Verb. (idiomatic) (''UK'') To be a problem, dilemma or obstacle, something unexpected or troublesome. ¹



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Throw A Spanner In The Works

throw-aways
throw-crook
throw-crooks
throw-down
throw-in
throw-ins
throw-off
throw-offs
throw-out
throw-up
throw-weight
throw a bone to
throw a fit
throw a party
throw a sickie
throw a spanner in the works (current term)
throw a tantrum
throw a wobbly
throw an eye
throw aside
throw away
throw away the key
throw back
throw caution to the wind
throw chunks
throw cold water on
throw dirt
throw dirt enough, and some will stick
throw down
throw down one's tools

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