Our visionary scientists have found the Achilles heel of yet another enemy of the State—the Superbug!
As Taubmann puts it, “women, as everyone knows, are his Achilles's heel.”
We amplified the scene with Agamemnon to let people understand that Achilles is not acting out of pettiness.
Signatures will not be his Achilles heel—he knows well how the game is played in this city.
We tried to stay with a very strict core, which is Achilles and Hector.
Diomed was the Œtolian sun-god; Achilles was worshipped in Thessaly long before he became the hero of the tale of Troy.
We know from Homer that Achilles was musical as Odysseus was not.
Long has the bright sword, that shone like a torch, been laid aside, and the brave courage of the dauntless Achilles been stopped.
More fortunate than his predecessor (Achilles), he got off with a slight but enduring limp.
When Achilles came rushing towards him, his heart failed; he ran three times round the walls of the city.
In classical mythology, the greatest warrior on the Greek side in the Trojan War. When he was an infant, his mother tried to make him immortal by bathing him in a magical river, but the heel by which she held him remained vulnerable. During the Trojan War, he quarreled with the commander, Agamemnon, and in anger sulked in his tent. Eventually Achilles emerged to fight and killed the Trojan hero Hector, but he was wounded in the heel by an arrow and died shortly thereafter.
Note: People speak of an “Achilles' heel” as the one weak or sore point in a person's character.
Note: The Achilles tendon runs from the heel to the calf.