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English definition of “follow/steer/take the middle course/way/path”

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follow/steer/take the middle course/way/path

to act in a way that is not extreme and that you consider will cause least harm: Most parents steer a middle course between strict discipline and letting their kids run wild.
Translations of “follow/steer/take the middle course/way/path”
in Chinese (Traditional) 走中間路線, 採取折衷的辦法, 取中庸之道…
in Chinese (Simplified) 走中间路线, 采取折中的办法, 取中庸之道…
(Definition of follow/steer/take the middle course/way/path from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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