sit on the fence

занимать выжидательную позицию колебаться между двумя мнениями занимать выжидательную позицию

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • sit on the fence — 1. To avoid committing oneself 2. To remain neutral • • • Main Entry: ↑fence * * * sit/be/on the fence phrase to refuse to support either side in an argument …   Useful english dictionary

  • sit on the fence — See: ON THE FENCE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sit on the fence — See: ON THE FENCE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sit on the fence — If someone sits on the fence, they try not to support either side in a dispute …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • sit on the fence — ► sit on the fence avoid making a decision or commitment. Main Entry: ↑fence …   English terms dictionary

  • sit on the fence —    If someone sits on the fence, they try not to support either side in a dispute.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you sit on the fence, you avoid taking sides in a discussion or argument.     It s an important issue. You can t… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • sit on the fence — verb To remain neutral on a certain topic, to not have a stance or opinion. and Bloomah will sometimes sit on the fence, concerning whose discretion, the same thing may be said …   Wiktionary

  • sit\ on\ the\ fence — See: on the fence …   Словарь американских идиом

  • sit on the fence — to delay making a decision when you have to choose between two sides in an argument or a competition. She criticized members of the committee for sitting on the fence and failing to make a useful contribution to the debate …   New idioms dictionary

  • sit on the fence — avoid making a decision. → fence …   English new terms dictionary

  • sit on the fence — be indecisive; hesitate to decide; avoid getting involved …   English contemporary dictionary

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