Phrases related to: mutually ruinous

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have one's cake and eat it tooTo seek to have two things which are mutually incompatible (such as eating a piece of cake and yet still possessing that piece for future use).Rate it:

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Catch-22A difficult situation from which there is no escape because it involves mutually conflicting or dependent conditions.Rate it:

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have it both waysTo have two things which are mutually incompatible.Rate it:

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at cross-purposesMutually misunderstanding each other's plans, intentions or meanings.Rate it:

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computer says noA popular phrase for an attitude in customer service in which the default response is to check with information stored or generated electronically and then make decisions based on that, apparently without using common sense, and showing a level of unhelpfulness whereby more could be done to reach a mutually satisfactory outcome, but is not.Rate it:

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done and donea binding agreement, mutually accepted.Rate it:

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grey areaAn area intermediate between two mutually exclusive states or categories where the border between the two is fuzzy.Rate it:

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in bed withEngaging in a close mutually beneficial relationship, especially secretly and illicitly.Rate it:

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inter se pugnare or repugnareto be mutually contradictory.Rate it:

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le beurre et l'argent du beurreone's cake and eating it too; two mutually exclusive things, such that one can only choose one over anotherRate it:

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with one voiceIn a mutually agreeing or like-minded manner; concordantly.Rate it:

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