Achilles heel

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Achilles heel

n
a small but fatal weakness

Achil′les

(or Achil′les') heel′,


n.
a vulnerable point.
[1800–10]
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Achilles heel

noun weakness, failing, lack, fault, defect, deficiency, flaw, shortcoming, blemish, imperfection, chink in your armour His Achilles heel was that he could not delegate.
Translations
akilleshælakillessene
talón de Aquiles
talon d’Achille
Ahilova peta
pięta Achillesa
calcanhar de Aquiles

Achilles heel

ntallone m di Achille
References in classic literature ?
Everyone has his Achilles' heel," continued Prince Andrew.
Here in Wales one of several Achilles' heels is the progress of the Objective One project.
All are masters of speed and clarity; only occasional adagio sections in Balanchine's choreography expose their Achilles' heels.