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English definition of “chink in sb's armour”

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chink in sb's armour

a fault in someone's character or argument that may cause problems for them: A single chink in our armour at the negotiating table means we could lose out badly.
Translations of “chink in sb's armour”
in Chinese (Traditional) (某人性格或論點中的)弱點,缺陷,薄弱環節…
in Chinese (Simplified) (某人性格或论点中的)弱点,缺陷,薄弱环节…
(Definition of chink in sb's armour from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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