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Example sentences from the Web for drawback
The drawback was that the terrain in front of Bradley made success very costly.Blood in the Sand: When James Jones Wrote a Grunt’s View of D-Day|James Jones|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A drawback in a comedy program, you might say, but one that actually attests to the radical departure the series represented.
But maybe too much talent would be wasted, or even a drawback or distraction, in calling Bill Gates to mind.
Four percent of women who gave birth at age 40 or over cite "the disapproval of others" as a drawback to being an older mom.
The only drawback is the restroom outside at the restaurant near the skiing facilities.
The distance, and the fact of the church being in a slum, he maintained, would not be in itself a drawback.Evelyn Innes|George Moore
Whatever you may think, you young men, it is a drawback for a man when he marries a fool.Hester, Volume 2 (of 3)|Margaret Oliphant
The only drawback to writing about California is that scenery and climate—and weather even—will creep in.The Native Son|Inez Haynes Irwin
There was only one drawback; Kathleen could not go to the station.The Old Pincushion|Mrs. Molesworth
The one drawback was the long-drawn darkness of the winter night.Christopher Crayon's Recollections|J. Ewing Ritchie
British Dictionary definitions for drawback
verb draw back (intr, adverb often foll by from)
Idioms and Phrases with drawback
Retreat, as in The heckler drew back into the crowd to avoid being identified. [c. 1300]
Withdraw from an undertaking, as in I was too deeply committed to draw back now. [Mid-1800s]