Side of the fence used to refer to either of the opposing or conflicting positions or interests involved in a particular debate or situation.
sit on the fence avoid making a decision or choice. The two sides of a fence are seen in this and related idioms as representing the two opposing or conflicting positions or interests involved in a particular debate or situation.
see also good fences make good neighbours, the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence, mend one's fences.
Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden.
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