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powder kegnoun [C]

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a situation or a place that could easily become extremely dangerous: The build-up of forces in the region is creating a powder keg. The new tax is a political powder keg which could result in widespread violence.
Traducciones de “powder keg”
en chino (tradicionál) 火藥桶, 一觸即發的局勢, 危險的地方…
en chino (simplificado) 火药桶, 一触即发的局势, 危险的地方…
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