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English definition of “be on the horns of a dilemma”

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be on the horns of a dilemma

to be unable to decide which of two things to do because either could have bad results
Translations of “be on the horns of a dilemma”
in Chinese (Traditional) 左右為難, 進退維穀…
in Chinese (Simplified) 左右为难, 进退维谷…
(Definition of be on the horns of a dilemma from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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