nothing to choose from

nothing to choose from

no choice; no choice in the selection; not enough of something to make a choice. I went to the store looking for new shoes, but there was nothing to choose from. By the time I got around to selecting a team of helpers, there was nothing to choose from.
See also: choose, nothing
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We had nothing to choose from and were going out from game to game over the Christmas period.
In America, through pressure of conformity, there is freedom of choice but nothing to choose from.