兩害相權取其輕

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Chinese[edit]

 
both; two; ounce; some; a few; tael
 
to do harm to; to cause trouble to; harm; evil; calamity
 
appearance; portrait; picture; each other; one another; mutually
authority; power; right
 
to take; to get; to choose; to fetch
 
his; her; its; theirs; that; such; it (refers to sth preceding it)
 
light; easy; gentle; soft; reckless; unimportant; frivolous; small in number; unstressed; neutral; soft
trad. (兩害相權取其輕)
simp. (两害相权取其轻)

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Idiom[edit]

兩害相權取其輕

  1. to choose the lesser of two evils