between Scylla and Charybdis

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  • IPA(key): /bəˈtwiːn.ˈsɪlə.ænd.kəˈɹɪbdɪs/
  • (with intrusive r) IPA(key): /bəˈtwiːn.ˈsɪləɹ.ænd.kəˈɹɪbdɪs/

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between Scylla and Charybdis

  1. (idiomatic) A perilous journey between two dangers, similar in meaning to between a rock and a hard place

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