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Achilles heel
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  • His weak spot—his Achilles heel—had saved us all.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • Brummagem England was toppling already and her downfall would be Ireland, her Achilles heel, which he explained to them about the vulnerable point of Achilles, the Greek hero, a point his auditors at once seized as he completely gripped their attention by showing the tendon referred to on his boot.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • His Achilles heel was a microscopic hole in his pericardium that caused a heart murmur and meant that the wall of one chamber was compromised.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • But he has his Achilles Heel.
    James Vance Marshall  --  Walkabout
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