Idioms & Phrases - English (MCQ) for Bank, MBA, CAT, MAT, GMAT, SSC for Q. 21185
Q. Choose the appropriate meaning of the idiom/phrase
Caught between two stools- Published on 22 Apr 16
a. met with an accident
b. difficulty in choosing between two alternatives
c. struck in a calamity
d. none of these
ANSWER: difficulty in choosing between two alternatives
'Caught between two stools' means finding it difficult to choose between two alternatives. OR To fail due to difficulty in choosing between two alternatives.
Example in a sentence:
He tries to be both mother and father of his daughter, but falls between two stools.