between a rock and a hard place : Idioms in English

between a rock and a hard place

to be in a difficult situation caused by being between two dilemmas.
Usage:
Casey was between a rock and a hard place; if she blew the whistle she would lose her job, if she didn't, she wouldn't have a clear conscience.

between a rock and a hard place in News

  • Will feds sink guerrilla art on Puget Sound?

    A Bainbridge island sculptor could find himself between a rock and a hard place. His guerrilla-style artwork is a sight to behold -- but will the feds make him take it down?
    on June 18, 2013 Source: KING5 Seattle

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