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straddle
British English: /ˈstrad(ə)l/
American English: /ˈstrædl/

Translation of straddle in French:

noun

transitive verb

  • 1 (in position)
    (person) (horse, bike)
    s'asseoir à califourchon sur
    (chair, person)
    (ditch, stream)
    he was straddling his bike
    il chevauchait son vélo
    he was straddling the ditch
    il se tenait les jambes écartées au-dessus du fossé
  • 2 (in location)
    (bridge) (road, river)
    (town, country)
    être à cheval sur
    (counties, continents)
    (village, town)
    être traversé par
    (road, border)
  • 3 [figurative] (in debate) See examples: to straddle the line between two things
    être à mi-chemin entre deux choses
    to straddle (both sides of) an issue
    [pejorative]
    essayer de ménager les deux parties

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