can of worms : Idioms in English

can of worms

to reveal a problem or to create additional problems by revealing information.
Usage:
The hacked account was only the tip of the iceberg, and further investigations opened up a can of worms.

can of worms Meaning(s)

  • (n) a source of unpredictable trouble and complexity

can of worms in News

  • An athlete is an athlete

    Former Super Bowl-winning quarterback Joe Theismann has never been known to run out of things to say. He has always been quick to offer up his opinions on today's NFL and last week, he made no exception. What started off as a bizarre statement about LeBron James, opened up a huge can of worms and sparked an NFL vs. NBA debate.
    on June 18, 2013 Source: Gonzales Weekly Citizen

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