Definition of 'millstone'
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You could end up unable to remortgage and with a property that is quite a millstone around your neck.Times, Sunday Times (2011) The Sun (2006)
For too long it has been a millstone round people's necks.The Sun (2013)
It is a millstone around the neck of British firms.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
At others, it can be a millstone around the neck.The Sun (2009)
A husband can be a millstone around your neck.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Once your wealth rises above a particular point it can become a millstone, damaging relationships with friends and family alike.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Legend says he was captured by pagan Irish who tied a millstone around his neck and threw him into the sea.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It is a tough and uncompromising landscape, open country contrasting with millstone grit and the legacy of centuries of industrial exploitation.Exploring Britain's Canals (1994)
As it is, it has become a millstone around the government's neck.Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
It has long been a millstone round BT's neck.Times, Sunday Times (2013) The Sun (2014)
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Definition of millstone from the Collins English Dictionary