Translation of "pitfall" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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pitfallnoun [ C usually plural ]

uk /ˈpɪt.fɔːl/ us /ˈpɪt.fɑːl/

a likely mistake or problem in a situation

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。

(Translation of “pitfall” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)