A fly in the ointment

 

掃興, 美中不足

 

掃興的人或物/美中不足之處

 

 

 

Meaning:

 

A small, unpleasant matter that spoils a situation that could have been pleasant

 

 

 

Examples:

 

1)       We really enjoyed the wedding, but the fly in the ointment was the best man who kept singing out of tune.

 

2)     The wedding would be perfect but the fly in the ointment was the absence of blessings from the groom’s family. 

 

 

Written by Elisa English

On May 25th, 2013 in Minneapolis

 

 

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