m angeles
What is the meaning of..? Could you explain this expression "feet of clay"?
Jan 31, 2016 4:55 PM
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Hi - it is a biblical reference. It refers to a flaw or vulnerability of someone who is otherwise admirable. Their weak point. Imagine a strong intelligent person, but whose feet are literally made of clay!!!
January 31, 2016
It means a character weakness. The image is that of a grand statue of a famous or respected person, where the feet are made of clay and the rest of the sculpture is made of a strong material. That structural weakness can cause the whole thing to topple.
January 31, 2016
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