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tightrope

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈtaɪtrəʊp/
walk/tread a tightrope to consider carefully the decisions or risks that you take in order to deal successfully with a difficult situation: Increasing numbers of employers are having to walk a tightrope between immigration laws and laws relating to discrimination.
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