Idiom of the Week (2-12-18)

Idiom: An Albatross around (one’s) neck 

Meaning: something or someone that is a burden and difficult to get rid of

1. That car costs you so much to repair. It has become
an albatross around your neck. Why don’t you get rid
of it?
2. I hired my wife’s brother to work in my business but
he’s worthless. He doesn’t do anything. He really is
an albatross around my neck.
Synonym: millstone around (one’s) neck