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English definition of “fall between two stools”

fall between two stools

If something falls between two stools, it fails to achieve either of two aims: The grammar guide falls between two stools - it's too difficult for a beginner but not detailed enough for an advanced student.Failing and doing badly Grammar:Fell or felt?Fell is the past simple of the verb fall:See more
(Definition of fall between two stools from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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