Chink in the armor


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Chink in the armor : Phrases



Meaning:

To have flaw or problem preventing success.


Example:

This plan about retiring early has just one
chink in the armor - we have no money.


Origin:

Chink is an obscure word meaning a slit, fissure, or weak spot that can leave one vulnerable. Hence Chink in the armor means a weak spot in ones protection or plan.

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