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Autor:  PPAULO
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Data:  13/FEV/2011 10:57 AM
Assunto:  A pergunta que não quer calar...
 
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http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_meaning_of_the_term_Million_Dollar_Question

Well when we say 'that's a million dollar question' it's not just an important question but THE most pertinent question. The question that begs for an answer. The question that represents the highest curiosity. This means a very difficult question to find the answer for and a question so difficult that whoever answers it gets a million dollars.


Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_meaning_of_the_term_Million_Dollar_Question#ixzz1DkBmhEJa

 The very important question is...the ultimate question, the big question.

 

 

http://forum.wordreference.com/showthread.php?t=281486

"what's the meaning of life?"
"that's the million dollar question"

 

 

http://www.idiomconnection.com/number.html#H

million dollar question

- an important but difficult question

The million dollar question is whether we should buy a new computer or not.

 

 

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  I think, there´s another aspect, the one of some troubling/unsolved past mess/misdeed in the past that haunts sombebody:

   The troubling question is...

   The problem that always will come back to haunt you...

   The disturbing worry is...

   The problem that continues insolvable/unsolved is...

 

 

 

Let´s wait further comments to improve that.

 


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A pergunta...  –  Intruder  01/FEV/2011, 10:54 PM
A pergunta...  –  Josi  02/FEV/2011, 12:20 AM
A pergunta...  –  Dale-USA  02/FEV/2011, 12:43 AM
A pergunta...  –  Intruder  02/FEV/2011, 1:26 PM
 A pergunta que não quer calar...  –  PPAULO  13/FEV/2011, 10:57 AM

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