Focus on the pronunciation of straddle
English definition of “straddle”
/ˈstræd·əl/ v [T]
› 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.