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straddle

/strad·dle/ (strad´'l)
1. to extend over or across, to be on both sides.
2. to have one leg on each opposite side of something.
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You straddle the fence knowing if the angels descend and the money is there you have to keep moving.
Dallas can establish a franchise record for victories in a regular season and head coach Wade Phillips has to straddle the fence of keeping his team sharp while not risking injuries.
The scaffolding happened to straddle the fence and conveniently was located on the side where I had dropped my keys.