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pitfall

noun [C usually plural]
 
 
/ˈpɪt.fɔːl/ US  /-fɑːl/
a likely mistake or problem in a situation
隱患;陷阱
The store fell into one of the major pitfalls of small business, borrowing from suppliers by paying bills late.
那家商店犯了一個小本生意的大錯,那就是從供應商那裡先賒帳後付錢。
There's a video that tells new students about pitfalls to avoid.
有一部影片告誡新生應避免犯哪些錯誤。
Difficult things and peoplePreventing and impeding
(Definition of pitfall from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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