the trouble with (someone or something)

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the trouble with (someone or something)

The most irritating or troublesome aspect or characteristic of someone or something. The trouble with kids these days is that they have no concept of patience—with technology, they get whatever they want, whenever they want! The trouble with cycling to work is how sweaty you get on the way.
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The trouble with something this aesthetically pleasing is you feel obliged to keep it either full or completely empty
I don't envy him, because the trouble with something that big is that it can destroy the whole balance of a bed or border.