nothing to choose from

nothing to choose from

A very limited availability or selection of choices in a given group or range of things. I couldn't get to the store for their sale until late in the day, and by the time I arrived there was nothing to choose from. I just felt like there was nothing to choose from on the menu. You could either get one kind of curry or another, and that was about all they offered.
See also: choose, nothing

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.