therein lies the problem

idiom

: that is the problem
I don't know what to do, and therein lies the problem.

Examples of therein lies the problem in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And therein lies the problem: Whether or not the lab-leak theory on the origin of Covid-19 is correct, virologists have had a long time to come to terms with gain-of-function research. John P. Moore, STAT, 10 Nov. 2021 And therein lies the problem: As the pandemic kicked consumer spending into high gear, some companies came out as clear winners, with the expanding payrolls to match. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 4 Feb. 2023 In August, Cincinnati dropped six points in the three games in question, and therein lies the problem: The club's best season since entering MLS is listing in the wake of the gray-area refereeing decisions. Pat Brennan, The Enquirer, 29 Aug. 2022 And therein lies the problem: Heavenly bodies are always in motion. Wired, 29 July 2022 And, therein lies the problem with how so many people – generally young straight women – are using attachment theory. Vicky Spratt, refinery29.com, 6 June 2022 And therein lies the problem, though not with every species. New York Times, 2 June 2022 The fact that education is always thought of last, therein lies the problem. Morgan Krakow, Anchorage Daily News, 21 May 2022 But its electric motor makes only 90 horsepower, and therein lies the problem. Ezra Dyer, Car and Driver, 24 Feb. 2022 See More

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“Therein lies the problem.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/therein%20lies%20the%20problem. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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