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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Having been in the import business for more than 30 years, I can categorically state that the introduction of compulsory Pre-Export Verification of Conformity (PVoC) for imports has been the greatest deterrent to the business of imports I have ever dealt with.It might have been a well meaning policy but I do not think any of us, the stakeholders, were consulted before its implementation because it's a lose-lose situation for all parties concerned.
In many respects, landlords face a lose-lose situation in today's crunch meeting.
The situation must not escalate to a point where sanctions and enrichment are resumed as it will be a lose-lose situation for all.
The conflict between Qatar and its Gulf neighbours -- Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain -- has become a "lose-lose situation" and threatens the security of the region, said Lulwah al Khater, spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in an exclusive interview with Al-Monitor in Washington.
Obviously, the president did not want to lose a good minister with a good track record over an issue of political responsibility, especially when it was clear that Geaorgiades was in a lose-lose situation regarding the co-op bank from the word go.
'It's a lose-lose situation so I'd rather not comment on it.
Werner HOYER, President of the EIB, spekaing at the press conference in Brussels BRUSSELS, Jan 29 (KUNA) -- The European Investment Bank (EIB) Tuesday said Brexit will be a lose-lose situation for both the European Union and the UK but underlined that it is prepared for the Brexit.
It's a lose-lose situation. However, by putting aside your desire to compete (and the excitement that goes with it), you now have time to focus on your recovery and get in peak condition for auditions.
The Chicago Fire and its most vocal supporters find themselves in a lose-lose situation with no clear way through.
Once a trade war breaks out, it will be a lose-lose situation for both the U.S.