One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the downside is that getting a patent costs big money’
snag, drawback, disadvantage, stumbling block, catch, pitfall, fly in the ointment
handicap, limitation, trouble, difficulty, problem, complication, liability, nuisance
hindrance, obstacle, impediment
weak point, weak spot, weakness, flaw, defect, fault
informal minus, flip side, hiccup
British informal spanner in the works
North American informal monkey wrench in the works
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