Student or Learner
Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?
The base parsimony of his uncle had thrown many obstacles in the way of his educationů.
throw obstacles in the way = stand in the way
Thanks for your efforts.
Hey I came across these:
throw obstacles at sb
throw obstacles before sb
Do they differ much?
I'm not a teacher.
In my humble opinion they are alike.