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fence-sitting

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a state or an instance of temporary inaction because of uncertainty about the right course of action
  • in Congress there was a lot of fence-sitting, with many representatives waiting to see which way the political wind was blowing

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The first known use of fence-sitting was in 1904

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“Fence-sitting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fence-sitting. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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