Idiom of the day:Achilles' heel

Posted on 24-Mar-2017


Idiom : Achilles' heel

Meaning : To refer someone's weekness or flaw.

Story Achilles was a famous warrior. When he was born, his mother dipped him to the river Styx . She did this to make him invincible(nothing could  harm him).Unfortunately  his mother held him by the heel. As a result, the water didn't touch his foot and his feet became vincible part of his body.Ultimately, he died by an arrow pierced his heel.

Example:  Kavita is very intellegent  but her Achilles' heel is pressure. She does not perform under pressure.

 

 


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