What does a fly in the ointment mean?

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a fly in the oint·ment

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Numerology

  1. The numerical value of a fly in the ointment in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. The numerical value of a fly in the ointment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of a fly in the ointment in a Sentence

  1. I think the Fed is desperate to raise rates this year and I think it will happen in September. The only fly in the ointment is the inflation rate which is below what the Fed wants.

  2. What is the usual healing time for; . . . . . . . 'A fly in the ointment'?

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