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How to use millstone in a sentence
Start-ups sputtered, and the stock options employees hoped would make them millionaires instead became millstones.
Unlike in the 1990s, the Taliban no longer have a millstone around their neck in the form of Osama bin Laden, the terrorist mastermind and wealthy Saudi financier who effectively bought his sanctuary in Afghanistan by bankrolling the group.Butterfly Effect: Why Taliban 2.0 Is More Dangerous|Charu Kasturi|August 12, 2021|Ozy
But the challenge of Europe is to accept a connection to a millstone that has the financial world teetering.
But all of this dubious wealth has become a millstone for the Swiss.
Take a millstone and grind meal: uncover thy shame, strip thy shoulder, make bare thy legs, pass over the rivers.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
In other respects—never having been appealed to by love—it was as hard as a small millstone.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
He owed them money, which at present he could not pay; his undischarged “debts of honour” hung like a millstone round his neck.Julian Home|Dean Frederic W. Farrar
It was a thin slab, roughly circular in shape; not unlike what one might suppose a millstone to be in the rough.The Devil-Tree of El Dorado|Frank Aubrey
I soon found he was a regular millstone round my neck—particularly when we were on the “walk-about.”The Adventures of Louis de Rougemont|Louis de Rougemont