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  1. can of worms(noun)

    a source of unpredictable trouble and complexity

    can of worms


  1. can of worms(noun)

    kettle of fish, Pandoras box

  2. can of worms(noun)

    A complex, troublesome situation arising when a decision or action produces considerable subsequent problems.

    kettle of fish, Pandoras box

  3. can of worms(noun)

    A troublesome situation; an issue whose resolution is difficult or contentious, but not necessarily complex.

    Pandoras box, kettle of fish

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