“绊脚石” originally meant a stumbling stone. It is a metaphor saying of obstacle which blocks advancement or development.
Sheí dōu zhīdào quēshǎo zījīn shì wǒmen gōngsī fāzhǎn de bànjiāoshí.
Everyone knows that lack of capital is the obstacle to the development of our company.
Lǐ Míng bú pà bèi bànjiāoshí bàndǎo, rènhé zhàng’ài dōu gǎibiàn bù liǎo tā de jué xīn.
Li Ming is never afraid of being tripped by a stumbling stone. No obstacles will ever make him change his mind.