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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “Achilles heel”

Achilles heel

noun [C usually singular]     /əˌkɪl.iːzˈhiːl/
a small fault or weakness in a person or system that can result in its failure
阿喀琉斯的腳踵,致命弱點,致命傷
A misbehaving minister is regarded as a government's Achilles heel and is expected to resign .
一個行為不端的部長被視為政府的致命禍根,因而理應辭職。
Faults and mistakesWeakness and vulnerability
(Definition of Achilles heel noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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