pick/choose your poison

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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.

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“Pick/choose your poison.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pick%2Fchoose%20your%20poison. Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.

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