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have feet of clay

to have a bad quality that you keep hidden: Some of the greatest geniuses in history had feet of clay.
Translations of “have feet of clay”
in Chinese (Traditional) 有不為人知的缺點…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有不为人知的缺点…
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