Meaning of 陷阱

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xiàn jǐng
pitfall; snare; trap
Example Sentences
However, I see a dangerous trap here: what if you experience something that feels very good in the short term but is actually harmful in the long term?
We spend so much time working toward something, only to have the unexpected snare our attention and take us in a completely different direction.
Now, imagine if there was not just one layer of cars, but there was layer after layer of flying metal death traps over top and below you.
Which things should be their main concerns and what are some common pitfalls they should be careful about?
Many people in life start out well but they end up poorly because they don't plan for the pitfalls.