strike a balance

idiom

Definition of strike a balance

: to achieve a state in which different things occur in equal or proper amounts or have an equal or proper amount of importance trying to strike a balance between respecting the past and moving into the future He needs to strike a better balance between his work life and his family life.

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“Strike a balance.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strike%20a%20balance. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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