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synonyms for between two fires

  • Catch-22
  • Hobson's choice
  • between Scylla and Charybdis
  • between a rock and a hard place
  • between the hammer and the anvil
  • cornered
  • in a dilemma
  • in a pickle
  • in a predicament
  • in the middle
  • no choice
  • sitting on a powder keg
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How to use between two fires in a sentence

In sorting notes it is necessary to be able readily to distinguish between notes of this bank and notes of other reserve banks.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
The case was an assault and battery that came off between two men named Brown and Henderson.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
He thrust his tiny tuft of beard between his teeth—a trick he had when perplexed or thoughtful.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
On the thirteenth of the same month they bound to the stake, in order to burn alive, a man who had two religious in his house.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Joe looked at her with a smile, his face still solemn and serious for all its youth and the fires of new-lit hope behind his eyes.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
The night wore on, and the clock downstairs was striking the hour of two when she suddenly awakened.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
"The Smoker," and "Mother and Daughter," a triptych, are two of her principal pictures.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
The Spaniards captured two schooners, having on board 22 officers and 30 men, all of whom were hanged or sent to the mines.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
This city stands upon almost two equal parts on each side the river that passes through.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
To Harrison and his wife there was no distinction between the executive and judicial branches of the law.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
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WORDS RELATED TO BETWEEN TWO FIRES

  • Catch-22
  • Hobson's choice
  • between Scylla and Charybdis
  • between a rock and a hard place
  • between the hammer and the anvil
  • between two fires
  • cornered
  • in a dilemma
  • in a pickle
  • in a predicament
  • in the middle
  • no choice
  • sitting on a powder keg
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.