Translation of "conundrum" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

conundrum

noun [ C ] uk /kəˈnʌn.drəm/ us /kəˈnʌn.drəm/

a problem that is difficult to deal with

难题;复杂的问题
Arranging childcare over the school holidays can be a real conundrum for working parents. 对双职工家长来说,学校放假期间如何安排照看孩子是个大难题。

a question that is a trick, often involving a humorous use of words that have two meanings

(常以双关妙语为答案的)谜语

(Translation of “conundrum” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)