caught between the devil and the deep blue sea

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 >   class="toclevel-1 tocsection-1">1 English  >

  class="toclevel-2 tocsection-2">1.1 Alternative forms

  class="toclevel-2 tocsection-3">1.2 Adjective  >

  class="toclevel-3 tocsection-4">1.2.1 Translations   class="toclevel-3 tocsection-5">1.2.2 See also   class="toclevel-2 tocsection-6">1.3 References

 >English[edit]

Wikipedia  >Alternative forms[edit]

 >Adjective[edit]

caught between the devil and the deep blue sea

  1. (idiomatic) Having a choice between two alternatives, both undesirable.

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 >References[edit]

  • "Caught between the devil and the deep blue sea" in Michael Quinion, Ballyhoo, Buckaroo, and Spuds, 2004.