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store up trouble/problems

to act in a way that will make your problems much worse in the future: If you don't deal with the problem now, you'll be storing up trouble for yourself in the future.
(Definition of store up trouble/problems from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “store up trouble/problems”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使麻烦/问题愈来愈严重…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使麻煩/問題愈來愈嚴重…
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