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Pandora's box

Saltos de línea: Pan|dora's box
Pronunciación: /panˈdɔːrəz
 
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Definición de Pandora's box en inglés:

sustantivo

A process that once begun generates many complicated problems: these policies might open a Pandora’s box of inflationary wage claims
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.

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