Translation of "Achilles heel" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

Achilles heel

noun [ C usually singular ] uk us /əˌkɪl.iːzˈhiːl/

a small fault or weakness in a person or system that can result in its failure

A misbehaving minister is regarded as a government's Achilles heel and is expected to resign. 一个行为不端的部长被视为政府的致命祸根,因而理应辞职。

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

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