English to Afrikaans Meaning :: straddle

Straddle :
- straddleastraddlewydsbeenaan weerskanteoormekaarskuif

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Noun(1) a noncommittal or equivocal position(2) a gymnastic exercise performed with a leg on either side of the parallel bars(3) the act of sitting or standing astride(4) the option to buy or sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future
Verb(1) sit or stand astride of(2) range or extend over; occupy a certain area(3) be noncommittal

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(1) The height of romanticism; there was little else I could do apart from down my drink, suppress a ladylike belch and swing my legs around you in an elegant straddle .(2) The views they have come up with straddle the entire range of options.(3) Does he sometimes straddle difficult issues in an effort to please multiple constituencies?(4) The hardest part of this trick is getting your hips to start moving upward from the straddle .(5) She positioned herself, unknowingly into a straddle .(6) Matthews creates works that successfully straddle the line between contrived arty flourishes and successful accidents.(7) The proposed site was spread across five townlands in the Mullaghereirk mountains which straddle the Limerick, Cork and Kerry borders.(8) Well the toe-touch is where you jump and your legs go out like a straddle, as if you were sitting on the floor with your legs out in a straddle , and you've got to touch your toes.(9) Can the Democrats continue to straddle the values issues under those circumstances?(10) The Democrats' leaders in Congress have tried to straddle the issue.(11) This is the kind of issue that you can't straddle .(12) Place the appropriate amount of weight on the bar and straddle it with your feet just a little wider than hip-distance apart.(13) She stretched her legs and arms, and almost fell asleep in her straddle .(14) a sideways-on stance such as a straddle(15) Maradi's sprawling markets straddle the main highway which passes south to Nigeria.(16) By examining the conventions of published private letters, he shows how they straddle the border between fiction and reality.
2. lie on both sides of ::
lĂȘ aan weerskante van
3. be equivocal about ::
wees dubbelsinnige oor
4. range ::
5. span ::
Different Forms
astraddle, straddle, straddled, straddles, straddling
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