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be too hot to handle

informal to be too ​difficult to ​deal with or ​talk about: For many ​politicians, ​abortion is an ​issue that's too hot to ​handle.
(Definition of be too hot to handle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be too hot to handle”
in Chinese (Simplified) 太棘手, 难以应付…
in Chinese (Traditional) 太棘手, 難以應付…
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