banana skin Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “banana skin” in the English Dictionary

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banana skinnoun [C]

uk   us   UK informal
a ​suddenunexpectedsituation that makes a ​personappearsilly or ​causes them ​difficulty: The new ​tax has ​proved to be a ​bananaskin for the ​government.
(Definition of banana skin from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “banana skin”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使人出丑(或引起麻烦)的突发事件…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使人出醜(或引起麻煩)的突發事件…
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