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

Examples:
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