damned if one does, damned if one doesn't

{adj. phr.} No matter what one does, someone is likely to criticize one. * /No matter what decisions I make, there are always some people who will approve them and those who won't. It is a classical case of "damned if I do, damned if I don't."/

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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