a millstone about (one's) neck(redirected from a millstone about his neck)
a millstone about (one's) neck
An extremely difficult or disadvantageous burden or hindrance. I wish I hadn't bought that house—the mortgage has been nothing but a millstone about my neck. Given the man's laundry list of scandals, he's proving to be quite a millstone about the candidate's neck. Supply-chain problems can be a real millstone about your neck when you work in the manufacturing sector.
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millstone about one's neck
a continual burden or handicap. This huge and expensive house is a millstone about my neck. Bill's inability to control his temper is a millstone about his neck.
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- millstone about neck
- a millstone round (one's) neck
- a millstone round your neck
- millstone around one's neck
- a millstone around (one's) neck
- a millstone around your neck
- a millstone around/round somebody's neck
- bear a millstone (around (one's) neck)
- carry a millstone (around (one's) neck)
- millstone (around one's neck), to bear/carry a