One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the major drawback to this method is that it can be very time-consuming’
disadvantage, snag, downside, stumbling block, catch, hitch, pitfall, fly in the ointment
weak point, weak spot, weakness, flaw, defect, imperfection, fault
handicap, limitation, trouble, difficulty, problem, issue, complication, liability, nuisance
hindrance, obstacle, hurdle, impediment, obstruction, inconvenience, barrier, curb, check, discouragement, deterrent, damper
informal minus, hiccup
British informal spanner in the works
North American informal monkey wrench in the works
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