英英释义：a problem or difficulty that you must deal with before you can achieve something.
例句：Life is all about jumping over one hurdle after another and keeping moving on. 生活是解决一个又一个问题不断往前走的过程。
"hurdle" 是可数名词，本意是”栏架“，常被引申为” 障碍“， 常见，好用，形象，当我们想表达”克服xx障碍“ ”解决xx问题“时，除了使用problem， difficulty，obstacle外，还可以使用hurdles.
Hurdle 前经常搭配的动词除了“ jump over”，还有clear， overcome等，比如创业会面临一系列的挑战，例如融资，招人，持续增长等，就可以说：
To run a start-up, one needs clear a series of hurdles, and securing enough funding is simply one of them.
Every entrepreneur has to clear the financial hurdle to get their project started.
When Didi, a Chinese cab-hailing app, first started, it had to overcome the regulatory hurdle.
1. 搭配 Verb.
clear ~ , jump(over) ~ , overcome， pass：清除障碍 / 跨越障碍 / 渡过障碍 / 渡过难关；
例句：You have already overcome the first major hurdle by passing the entrance exam.
2. 搭配 Adj.
big ~ , difficult ~ , main ~ , major ~ , first ~ , last ~ , next ~ , 大障碍/主要障碍/最后的障碍； 第一关/最后一关/下一关
例句：The first big hurdle in putting your car on the road is getting insurance. 让车子上路的第一关就是购买保险。
- The big hurdle for Chinese students who wish to study in the US is TOEFL, the Test of English as a Foreign Language.
- A big hurdle that Chinese students who wish to study in the US face is TOEFL.
- To get admitted to US colleges, Chinese students have to clear a difficult hurdle: TOEFL, an English language proficiency test.
～造句：The newly graduated college student has just overcome the first major hurdle by passing the interview.