Between-a-rock-and-a-hard-place Definition

(idiomatic) Having the choice between two unpleasant or distasteful options; in a predicament or quandary.


Origin of Between-a-rock-and-a-hard-place

  • Related to the concept of the Ancient Greeks: "between Scylla and Charybdis." Originated in the United States, possibly in the wake of the Bisbee Deportation.

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