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six of one and half a dozen of the other

Definition of six of one and half a dozen of the other in English:

Used to convey that there is little real difference between two alternatives: you blame me, I blame you—it was six of one and half a dozen of the other
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  • I made numerous trips to the school where I had to pre-book an appointment with the head only to be told it had been dealt with or that it was six of one and half a dozen of the other.
  • When we viewed their offer it was six of one and half a dozen of the other.
  • The solicitor went on: ‘In many ways it was six of one and half a dozen of the other.’
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