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pitfall

noun [C usually plural]
 
 
/ˈpɪt.fɔːl/ US  /-fɑːl/
a likely mistake or problem in a situation
隐患;陷阱
The store fell into one of the major pitfalls of small business, borrowing from suppliers by paying bills late.
那家商店犯了一个小本经营的大错,即从供货商那里先赊账后付钱。
There's a video that tells new students about pitfalls to avoid.
有一部录像告诉新生应避免的错误。
Difficult things and peoplePreventing and impeding
(Definition of pitfall from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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