What does 'Between a rock and a hard place' mean?
If you are caught between a rock and a hard place, you are in a position where you have to choose between unpleasant alternatives, and your choice might cause you problems; you will not be able to satisfy everyone.
- Category: Nature
Idioms similar to 'Between a rock and a hard place'
- Place in the sun
- Old flames die hard
- Grass may be greener on the other side but it's just as hard to mow
Buy our lists of British English, American English and Animal idioms in PDF format. They're perfect to use offline for reference or for use in class!