French translation of millstone
meule fto be a millstone round sb's neck
être un boulet pour qn
⇒ The debt was a millstone round the poor man's neck.
La dette était un boulet pour le pauvre homme.
Example Sentences Including 'millstone'
I feel sorry with all my heart for the new man inheriting such a millstone round his neck.Goodbye Curate
To have her life ruined, an outcast, a millstone round her neck.The Golden Lion
As soon as I had freed myself from this millstone , I offered the archdeaconry to Malcolm.Absolute Truths
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Translation of millstone from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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