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  1. poisoned chalice

    • n.
      an assignment, award, or honour which is likely to prove a disadvantage or source of problems to the recipient
    • noun: poisoned chalice, plural noun: poisoned chalices

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    • 1. British an assignment, award, or honour which is likely to prove a disadvantage or source of problems to the recipient many thought the new minister had been handed a poisoned chalice