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Hobson's choice

noun [U] uk   /ˌhɒb.sənzˈtʃɔɪs/ us    /ˌhɑːb-/
a situation in which it seems that you can choose between different things or actions, but there is really only one thing that you can take or do: It's a case of Hobson's choice, because if I don't agree to their terms, I'll lose my job.
Traducciones de “Hobson's choice”
en chino (tradicionál) 別無選擇的局面…
en chino (simplificado) 别无选择的局面…
(Definition of Hobson's choice from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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