a can of worms


a can of worms
a can of worms
un problema peliagudo
* un asunto peliagudo

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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  • can of worms — If an action can create serious problems, it is opening a can of worms …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • can of worms — can′ of worms′ n. cvb inf a source of many unpredictable and complicated problems • Etymology: 1965–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • can of worms — [n] troublesome problem complication, difficulty, entanglement, Gordian knot, hot water*, Pandora’s box, predicament, quag mire, quandary, trouble; concepts 532,674,690 …   New thesaurus

  • can of worms — noun a source of unpredictable trouble and complexity • Usage Domain: ↑colloquialism • Hypernyms: ↑trouble, ↑problem * * * : pandora s box * * * Informal. a source of many unpredictable or unexpected problems: Buying a company we know nothing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • can of worms — {n.}, {slang}, {informal} 1. A complex problem, or complicated situation. * /Let s not get into big city politics that s a different can of worms./ 2. A very restless, jittery person. * /Joe can t sit still for a minute he is a can of worms./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • can of worms — {n.}, {slang}, {informal} 1. A complex problem, or complicated situation. * /Let s not get into big city politics that s a different can of worms./ 2. A very restless, jittery person. * /Joe can t sit still for a minute he is a can of worms./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Can of worms — A can of worms is a complex, troublesome situation arising when a decision or action produces considerable subsequent problems.Can of Worms can also refer to: *Can of Worms (interchange) in Rochester, New York and Duluth, Minnesota * Can of Worms …   Wikipedia

  • can of worms —    If an action can create serious problems, it is opening a can of worms.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    To describe a situation as a can of worms means that it is complicated, unpleasant and difficult to deal with.     The discovery of …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Can of Worms (interchange) — The Can of Worms is a local name for the intersection of Interstates 590 and 490 on the east side of Rochester, New York. Since the intersection was rebuilt from 1988 to 1991, the name has fallen into disuse, but from the time of its construction …   Wikipedia

  • Can of Worms (film) — Infobox Film name= Can Of Worms caption = Can Of Worms promotional advertisement imdb id=0186910 writer=Kathy Mackel starring=Michael Shulman Erika Christensen Adam Wylie director=Paul Schneider music=Mark Mothersbaugh | distributor=Disney… …   Wikipedia

  • can\ of\ worms — noun slang informal 1. A complex problem, or complicated situation. Let s not get into big city politics that s a different can of worms. 2. A very restless, jittery person. Joe can t sit still for a minute he is a can of worms …   Словарь американских идиом


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