swings and roundabouts


British, informal
used to say that two choices or situations are basically the same because they have an equal number of advantages and disadvantages
It is a case of swings and roundabouts.

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“Swings and roundabouts.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swings%20and%20roundabouts. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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