on the fence
- . unable or unwilling to commit oneself
Example Sentences Including 'on the fence'
At that second encircling of the base, it was into themselves that the military were forced to look in those mirrors hung on the fence.
Woman - Her changing image
But Blair cannot win a second landslide and stay on the fence over the euro without looking weak.
Sun, News of the World (2001)
If sitting on the fence were an Olympic event, Jowell would surely take gold.
It had all worked like a charm, with the exception of Stone's shoulder getting lanced by nettles and his hands being skinned on the fence.
Kagan has not apparently noticed Canada still sitting on the fence.
Edmonton Sun (2003)
Readers mainly agreed the party would be wise to sit on the fence.
Sun, News of the World (2002)
The locality where the macaw on the fence post was seen was later turned over to a eucalyptus plantation.
SPIX'S MACAW: The Race to Save the World's Rarest Bird (2002)
The rest are either doubtful, on the fence or leaning against.
Globe and Mail (2003)
`I aired them out on the fence some days ago, and one of them went missing.
A Plague of Angels
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