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Pandora's box

noun [S] uk   /pænˌdɔː.rəzˈbɒks/  us   /-ˌdɔːr.əzˈbɑːks/
something that creates a lot of new problems that you did not expect: Sadly, his reforms opened up a Pandora's box of domestic problems.
Translations of “Pandora's box”
in Chinese (Traditional) 潘朵拉的盒子(指邪惡之源)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 潘多拉魔盒(指邪恶之源)…
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