rear/raise its ugly head

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Definition of rear/raise its ugly head

used to say that something bad appears and causes trouble usually after not occurring for a period of time Inflation threatened to rear its ugly head.I knew that the leak we patched would eventually raise its ugly head.

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“Rear/raise its ugly head.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rear%2Fraise%20its%20ugly%20head. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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