Worms Lot Trouble Opened People Iap 03 Open Start

Id IAP_03
Idiom Open a can of worms
Meaning Start a lot of trouble that will be hard to stop
Example She certainly opened a can of worms this time!

If you actually opened a can of worms, all the worms would get out and you wouldn't be able to get them back in. They would be squirming all over, and some people would be running and squealing. You certainly would have started a lot of trouble, wouldn't you?

Today, people use this expression to mean causing trouble that is difficult to handle.

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