English to Arabic Straddle

Dictionary entry: Straddle

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Imperfect mod
US English, Palestinian Arabic bilingual
straddle [sth]vtr
US, figurative (be equivocal about)يتخذ موقفًا غير واضح
The senator was straddling the question.
كان السيناتور يتخذ موقفًا غير واضح بموضوع السؤال.

I find the definition too explanatory.
Suggestions: يتملّص من شيء، يتهرّب من شيء
 
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    Arabic - Lebanon
    Thank you for your feedback! The translation has been updated, adding the option of using يتهرّب in some contexts. It will be visible online after our next update, within a few months.
     
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