Allusion #1 Mythology and Legend Achilles’ Heel Background



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Today’s Definition: Today, a “white elephant” is an object that has no use to its owner and may even represent a financial burden or an inconvenience.
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The house I inherited from my grandparents turned out to be a white elephant. Although it was paid for, the property taxes were astronomical, and the old house was in constant need of maintenance and costly repairs.


We had a garage sale in hopes of getting rid of some of our possessions that had become nothing but white elephants.
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