English to Arabic Straddle

Dictionary entry: Straddle


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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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