The house is lovely but it's a millstone round your neck if you can't make enough money to redecorate it.
His target of eight golds was arguably a millstone around his neck.
Sadly, it is often the case that students emerge under a mountain of sour loans, which prove a millstone for much of their early working life.
Now there are fears that the building near Victoria Station could become a financial millstone for the city.
I felt like a millstone round her neck, her own health problems taking a back seat to my own.
This external debt has turned into a millstone because it has to be repaid.
That is a huge millstone around students' necks.
Can anyone tell me if, when and how the millstone of debt is to be removed from the club's neck?
she threatened to become a millstone round his neck
And of course one of the last times a political leader ventured boldly into the territory, his words became a millstone around his neck.