pick/choose your poison

Definition of pick/choose your poison

  1. —used to say that someone has to make a choice between two unpleasant choices Hiring a carpenter is expensive and doing it yourself is slow. Pick/Choose your poison.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to pierce, penetrate, or break up with a pointed instrument

    :  to remove bit by bit

    :  to remove covering or adhering matter from

  1. :  a blow or stroke with a pointed instrument

    :  the act or privilege of choosing or selecting :  choice

    :  the best or choicest one

  1. :  a heavy wooden-handled iron or steel tool pointed at one or both ends — compare mattock

    :  toothpick

    :  picklock

  1. :  to throw or thrust with effort :  hurl

    :  to throw (a shuttle) across the loom

  1. :  the act of pitching or throwing

    :  something thrown

    :  a throw of the shuttle

  1. :  to select freely and after consideration

    :  to decide on especially by vote :  elect

    :  to have a preference for

  1. :  of or relating to you or yourself or yourselves especially as possessor or possessors , agent or agents , or object or objects of an action

    :  of or relating to one or oneself

    : used with little or no meaning almost as an equivalent to the definite article the

  1. :  a substance that through its chemical action usually kills, injures, or impairs an organism

    :  something destructive or harmful

    :  an object of aversion or abhorrence

  1. :  to injure or kill with poison

    :  to treat, taint, or impregnate with or as if with poison

    :  to exert a baneful influence on :  corrupt

  1. :  poisonous, venomous

    :  impregnated with poison :  poisoned

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to criticize severely

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