can of worms

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Synonyms for can of worms

a situation that presents difficulty, uncertainty, or perplexity

Words related to can of worms

a source of unpredictable trouble and complexity

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referred to the can of worms that I opened when I was first here and he was like 'where do you get all this stuff?' I would come to him with Mrs.
I think you probably have to open that can of worms if you're gonna help your patients.
Just because this whole new can of worms has been opened, it doesn't mean everyone knows how to use them.
SUE Crane really did open a can of worms when she fed her cats.
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