in the middle

idiom

: in a difficult or unpleasant position
She hated conflict and did not want to be put in the middle.
He was caught in the middle when his parents got divorced.

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“In the middle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20middle. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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