- 1 Post By Anglika
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Kryptonite is a fictional substance from the Superman radio showcomic books). The word kryptonite is used in speech to describe someone's or something's weakness. The material, usually shown as having been created from the remains of Superman's native planet of Krypton, generally has detrimental effects on Superman. The name "kryptonite" covers a variety of forms of the substance, but usually refers to the most common
series (and subsequent related media, most notably the "green" form.
1. What is "green form"?
2 kryptonite =Achilles' heel? according to above explanation which I excerpted from Wikipedia
"His kryptonite/Achilles' heel is booze."
Originally Posted by rainbow402
1. What is "green form"? this means "green type of kryptonite" - in the comic books there is another type called "red kryptonite"
2 kryptonite =Achilles' heel? according to above explanation which I excerpted from Wikipedia Yes it means "weakness" or "weak point"
Anglika & Horsa,
Thank your for your help. English learning is my Kryptonite because it is bitter, however sweet.
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