Origin of pitfall
Examples from the Web for pitfall
The second pitfall is that Tendulkar has given the reader little of what should be a gripping, meaningful story of his life.
It points up the major pitfall of academic boycotts, a pitfall so serious as to make them counterproductive.
The Israel Project's novel defense of building civilian settlements in E1, however, has many a pitfall.
One pitfall: text contributions are capped at $10 each per message and $200 a person under FEC regulations.Will Text-Message Contributions Save Obama’s Reelection Effort?|Miranda Green|June 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Be on guard, especially, against co-dependence—a Libra pitfall.
Woman was disparaged and suspected; all thinkers, down to Thomas and Anselm, looking upon her merely as a snare and a pitfall.The Evolution of Love|Emil Lucka
Suddenly, my horse swerved on one side, and I saw that he had narrowly escaped a pitfall.Adventures in Africa|W.H.G. Kingston
For the wary wolf dreads the pitfall, and the hawk the suspected snares, and the kite the concealed hook.The Works of Horace|Horace
The text faltered; it was terribly two-edged; but Carlton had not perceived the pitfall until he was over the brink.Peccavi|E. W. Hornung
If there was any angle, he seemed somehow to knock against it; and if there was any pitfall, it was he who fell into it.The Candidate|Joseph Alexander Altsheler