English version

sit/be on the fence

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsit/be on the fencesit/be on the fenceDECIDEto avoid saying which side of an argument you support fence
Examples from the Corpus
sit/be on the fenceIf the encyclopaedia has a weakness it is that it sits on the fence on controversial issues.He is the obvious choice for those who wish to sit on the fence.
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