English version

magic bullet

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmagic bulletˌmagic ˈbullet noun [countable]  1 a drug or treatment that can cure a disease or illness quickly and easily2 SOLVE/DEAL WITH A PROBLEM informal something that solves a difficult problem in an easy way There’s no magic bullet for school reform.
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magic bulletFor the general population, beta carotene is not a magic bullet.A magic bullet for inflation, claim some writers.But there is no magic bullet.
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