Examples of pitfall in a sentence
buying a house can be full of pitfalls for the unwary
one of the pitfalls of ignorance is that people will also assume you're stupid
First Known Use of pitfall
PITFALL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pitfall for English Language Learners
: a danger or problem that is hidden or not obvious at first
PITFALL Defined for Kids
Definition of pitfall for Students
1 : a covered or camouflaged pit used to capture animals or people
2 : a danger or difficulty that is hidden or is not easily recognized He soon learned the pitfalls of publishing.
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