Definition of Pandora's box in English:
A process that once begun generates many complicated problems: these policies might open a Pandora’s box of inflationary wage claims
More example sentences
- A government that pursues this policy would quickly find that once the Pandora's box of appeasement is opened, it will never be shut.
- Like Pandora's box, once opened, it is going to be well nigh impossible to put back the troubles and close down the lid.
- Despite such reassurances, once the Pandora's box of the recall motion has been opened, there is no telling what pestilence will result.
Definition of Pandora's box in:
- US English dictionary