(the) lesser of two evils

the lesser of two evils phrase
the less unpleasant or harmful of two possible choices

He’s convinced the voters that he is the lesser of two evils.

Thesaurus: choices and the process of choosingsynonym
Main entry: lesser

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the ˌlesser of two ˈevils | the ˌlesser ˈevil idiom
the less unpleasant of two unpleasant choices
Main entry:lesseridiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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