weak link


: the least strong or successful part
the weak link in the company's line of products

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web But Carlo hasn’t been a weak link on this Bruin D corps this season. Conor Ryan, BostonGlobe.com, 27 Feb. 2023 The consensus among national pundits heading into the season was that Oregon State’s starting rotation — which sent three players to the 2022 MLB draft, including National Pitcher of the Year Cooper Hjerpe — was a question mark, if not a weak link. Joe Freeman, oregonlive, 25 Feb. 2023

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“Weak link.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weak%20link. Accessed 23 Mar. 2023.

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