no-win situation

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Noun1.no-win situation - a situation in which a favorable outcome is impossible; you are bound to lose whatever you do
situation - a complex or critical or unusual difficulty; "the dangerous situation developed suddenly"; "that's quite a situation"; "no human situation is simple"
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no-win situation

nverzwickte Situation (in der man so oder so nicht gewinnen kann); it’s a no-win situationwie mans macht ists falsch

no-win situation

[ˌnəʊwɪnsɪtjʊˈeɪʃn] n to be in a no-win situationaver perso in partenza
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Policy makers have learnt protectionism is a lose-lose situation.
If the right policies will not be implemented, it's going to be a lose-lose situation for rice farmers under TRAIN,' the group said.
Macron, who met President Xi Jinping on Monday evening, said the two countries would fall into a lose-lose situation if continued restrictions on foreign firms in China prompted France and Europe to put a brake on Chinese investment in Europe.
The Alabama special election had turned into a lose-lose situation and, unsurprisingly, Republicans lost.
It's a lose-lose situation for Florida and I won't stand for it.
This is a lose-lose situation that would not have arisen if the Labour-run council had better managed its budget.
We would have done it, but it would have been a lose-lose situation for everybody.
We think manufacturers in the UK and across Europe will be better served by the UK remaining a member of the EU" He said that Brexit would risk a lose-lose situation for manufacturers across Europe, as well as in the UK.
A typical protagonist of the noir fiction is dealing with the legal, political or other system that is no less corrupt than the perpetrator by whom the protagonist is either victimized and/or has to victimize others on a daily basis, leading to lose-lose situation.
The longer they hold it, the more the prize grows, the more it becomes a lose-lose situation.
It's a lose-lose situation, both for the future of young job seekers in Britain and the economy of Bulgaria.
It looks to me that the consumer gets caught both ways - we pay for the modernisation for compliance with the new Energy Bill and then pay those companies for the energy produced, so the companies have a win-win situation and we have a lose-lose situation.