Horns of a dilemma


Also found in: Idioms.
alternatives, each of which is equally difficult of encountering.

See also: Dilemma

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It seems that you are, once again, on the horns of a dilemma -- this time over whether to send your colt Cracksman for the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Chantilly a fortnight tomorrow.
There has, however, been growing speculation within the antiques trade over the past few weeks that current legislation is to be tightened up throughout the EU and that had put me on the horns of a dilemma until Defra said the sale was lawful.
SPAIN'S matadors are in town and Scotland boss Craig Levein finds himself on the horns of a dilemma.