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magic bulletA simple remedy to a difficult or complex problem, especially a cure for a disease.
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abstract ideaAn idea separated from a complex object, or from other ideas which naturally accompany it; as the solidity of marble when contemplated apart from its color or figure.
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brain surgerySomething that is overly complex, detailed or confusing.
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can of wormsA complex, troublesome situation arising when a decision or action produces considerable subsequent problems.
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can of wormsA troublesome situation; an issue whose resolution is difficult or contentious, but not necessarily complex.
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drain the swamp when up to one's neck in alligators(idiomatic) When performing a long and complex task, and when you've gotten utterly immersed in secondary and tertiary unexpected tangential subtasks, it's easy to lose sight of the initial objective. This sort of distraction can be particularly problematic if the all-consuming subtask or sub-subtask is not, after all, particularly vital to the original, primary goal, but ends up sucking up time and resources (out of all proportion to its actual importance) only because it seems so urgent.
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horsetradingInformal negotiating, especially when complex or clever in nature.
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needle in a haystackSomething that is difficult or impossible to locate; something impossibly complex or intractable.
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not just a pretty faceSomeone who is more intelligent, talented, or emotionally complex than might be assumed.
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over one's headMore complex or confusing than one can understand; beyond one’s comprehension..
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rocket scienceAnything overly complex, detailed or confusing.
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rocket scientistSomeone qualified to understand or handle that which is overly complex, detailed or confusing; a genius.
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song and danceAn excessively complex set of instructions.
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the plot thickensUsed, often ironically, to describe an increasingly complex or mysterious situation.
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thick of thingsA central or major role in a situation; a position in which one is surrounded by or very involved in complex, changing events.
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wild-goose chaseA task whose execution is inordinately complex relative to the value of the outcome.
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