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to choose the lesser of two evils.
i lost my brakes...i was going to hit the family with five kids, but i traded lions for lambs by running over the guy on the bicycle.
by Shawn from TN November 04, 2007
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(Phrase) Trading for the lesser of two evils, or the best possible outcome of a bad situation.
When my brakes went out i was going to hit the bus, but i traded lions for lambs when i ran over the guy on the bike instead.

I was going to hit my head but i put my hands out and traded lions for lambs by scraping them up instead of getting a concussion.
by Shawn Q November 15, 2007

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