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let the genie out of the bottle

to allow something to happen that cannot then be stopped: When I told her the secret, I let the genie out of the bottle.
(Definition of let the genie out of the bottle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “let the genie out of the bottle”
in Chinese (Simplified) 带来难以遏制的恶果…
in Chinese (Traditional) 帶來難以遏制的惡果…
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