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What is another word for straddling?

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Present participle for sit or stand with one leg on either side of
“Place the appropriate amount of weight on the bar and straddle it with your feet just a little wider than hip-distance apart.”
Present participle for extend across or be situated on both sides of
“By examining the conventions of published private letters, he shows how they straddle the border between fiction and reality.”
Present participle for to take up or maintain an equivocal position with regard to (a political issue)
“Does he sometimes straddle difficult issues in an effort to please multiple constituencies?”
Present participle for to have a commanding position over
Present participle for to linger behind or wander from a main line or part
Present participle for sit, lie, or fall with one's arms and legs spread out in an ungainly way
Present participle for to make (a difference between two groups) smaller or less significant
On both sides of
Lying on, across or over
On horseback
“With a heatwave currently straddling both sides of the Atlantic, isn't it about time we engaged in a little necessary clothes-culling?”
With a leg on either side
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