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straddling

verb , present participle of straddle

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1 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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3 to agree with or seem to agree with two opposite sides of (something)
  • The politician straddled the issue for weeks.
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