Meaning of ALBATROSS AROUND ONE'S NECK in English
- ALBATROSS AROUND ONE'S NECK
n. phr. , literary Guilt, the haunting past, an unforgettable problem. Even though it was an accident, John's father's death has been an albatross around John's neck.
Compare: MONKEY ON ONE'S BACK.
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