A situation where a difficult choice must be made, often between two unpleasant choices.



Possible paraphrasing solution:
Original sentence:"

"This dilemma is really stressing me out!"

Paraphrased sentence:

Having to make this hard choice is making me upset! 


Your turn:

Paraphrase 2 of these sentences:

1  Jim faced a major dilemma: quit his job and make no money, or keep working where he knew laws were being broken. 

2. Katie's dilemma was whether to go on welfare so she could stay home with her child, or try to find day care so she could earn a living.  

3. Whether to drop the course or spend days on make-up work was a tough dilemma for Jay.

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