an albatross

an albatross
an albatross (around your neck) phrase
someone or something that causes you a lot of problems
Thesaurus: something that is difficult or unpleasant to do or deal withsynonym people who cause trouble or problemssynonym people and things that cause worry or problemshyponym
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