a lose lose situation

Discussion in 'French-English Vocabulary / Vocabulaire Français-Anglais' started by esmarelda, Feb 4, 2009.

  1. esmarelda Member

    English - UK, and Turkish
    Hi forum :)

    I would like to know if 'une situation perdant perdant' is used in french? I found similar expressions on the french google, but not quite in the way I want to use it.

    I want to be able to say something like: she is in a lose lose situation.

    thank you in advance

  2. prplx Member

    Français Québec
    No, "une situation perdant-perdant" is not used in French.

    To my knowledge, "a lose-lose situation doesn't have a French equivalent. Something similar would be: "une situation sans issue" (a situation with no way out)
  3. esmarelda Member

    English - UK, and Turkish
    merci :)

    this would also work for what i want to say
  4. Cath.S.

    Cath.S. Senior Member

    Bretagne, France
    français de France
    Elle a le choix entre la peste et le choléra.
  5. Alpheratz

    Alpheratz Senior Member

    On pourrait dire aussi :
    "Dans cette situation, je suis perdant(e) à tous les coups"

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