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straddle

verb [T]  /ˈstræd·əl/ us  
to have or put your legs on either side of something: Grace straddled her chair. To straddle something is also to be unable to decide which of two opinions about something is better, and so to partly support both opinions: The president has tried to straddle the issue of political fund-raising.
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