Definition of run with the hare and hunt with the hounds in English:

run with the hare and hunt with the hounds

British Try to remain on good terms with both sides in a conflict or dispute.
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  • Or maybe, they wanted to run with the hare and hunt with the hounds.
  • The Washington Post has recently reported how the president continues to run with the hare and hunt with the hounds.
  • The reality is that you cannot run with the hare and hunt with the hounds.
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