Minefield

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Definition

a minefield: a situation in which it is very easy to make a mistake; a place with explosives under the ground
noun

Examples

  • "The 'dinner party' is a proud US tradition, but can be a minefield for the newcomer to the USA."
  • "One of the biggest minefields for companies during the hiring process is blunders made by inexperienced managers."

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