it's six of one and half a dozen of the other

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Definition of it's six of one and half a dozen of the other

chiefly British, informal
used to say that one does not see any real difference between two possible choices

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“It's six of one and half a dozen of the other.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/it%27s%20six%20of%20one%20and%20half%20a%20dozen%20of%20the%20other. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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