Idiom: Millstone round your neck
Meaning: A millstone around your neck is a problem that prevents you from doing what you want to do.Country: International English | Subject Area: Body and bodily functions | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Albatross around your neck
- Square peg in a round hole
- Round the bend
- Neck and neck
- Round the houses
- Pain in the neck
- Up to the neck
- Go round in circles
- Neck of the woods
- Stick your neck out
- Let the grass grow round your feet
- Take by the scruff of the neck
- Up to your neck
- Breathe down your neck
- Get it in the neck
- Dead from the neck up
- Brass neck
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