(someone) gets stuck

"Getting stuck" happens when you're trying to figure out something difficult, like a math problem or repairs for a machine.

You use this phrase like this:

I was trying to do the Sunday crossword puzzle, but I got stuck.

You can also specify what part you got stuck on.

A: Were you able to figure out the homework?

B: I did most of it, but I got stuck on question 15.

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