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an albatross (around your neck)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishan albatross (around your neck)an albatross (around your neck)PROBLEMsomething that causes problems for you and prevents you from succeeding The issue has become a political albatross for the government. albatross
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an albatross (around your neck)The project became a financial albatross for the city.But what began as an enlightened innovation has become an albatross around the neck of the free enterprise system.Their wingspan exceeds that of an albatross.
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