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hornets’ nest

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhornets’ nesthornets’ nestPROBLEMa situation in which there is a lot of trouble and quarrelling The new production targets have stirred up a hornets' nest. hornet
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stirred up a hornets' nestHersh's book stirred up a hornet's nest in the media.
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