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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.
(Definition of fall between two stools from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fall between two stools”
in Chinese (Simplified) 两头落空…
in Chinese (Traditional) 兩頭落空…
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