as in to perch
to be in or move into a seated or standing position with your legs on either side of (something) She straddled the horse and waited for her riding partner to mount.

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as in to shake
to agree with or seem to agree with two opposite sides of (something) The politician straddled the issue for weeks.

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“Straddle.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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