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pitfall

noun [C]  us   /ˈpɪtˌfɔl/
an unexpected danger or difficulty: Who knows what kind of pitfalls they’re going to run into.
Translations of “pitfall”
in Korean 위험, 곤란…
in Arabic شرك…
in Portuguese perigo (imprevisto), armadilha, perigo…
in Catalan trampa, escull…
in Japanese 隠れた危険, 落とし穴…
in Italian trabocchetto, tranello…
in Chinese (Traditional) 隱患, 陷阱…
in Russian возможная ошибка, сложность…
in Turkish beklenmedik tehlike, tuzak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 隐患, 陷阱…
in Polish pułapka…
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