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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 ​badresults
(Definition of be on the horns of a dilemma from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be on the horns of a dilemma”
in Chinese (Simplified) 左右为难, 进退维谷…
in Chinese (Traditional) 左右為難, 進退維穀…
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