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be between the devil and the deep blue sea

to have two ​choices that are both ​equallyunpleasant or not ​convenient
(Definition of be between the devil and the deep blue sea from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be between the devil and the deep blue sea”
in Chinese (Simplified) 进退维谷,左右为难…
in Chinese (Traditional) 進退維穀,左右為難…
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