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poised between something and something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpoised between something and somethingpoised between something and somethingBALANCEto be in a position or situation in which two things have an equally strong influence The world stood poised between peace and war. poised
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poised between something and somethingLike families gathered at Christmas, social animals are poised between cooperation and conflict.Ahead of it the Wyrmberg turned from a distant toy to several billion tons of rock poised between heaven and earth.
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