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hover between (something) and (something else)
1. Physically, to float or be suspended between two things. The plane hovered between the two runways before it got cleared to make a landing.
2. By extension, to struggle to decide between several options. If she's hovering between those two schools, well, she'll get a great education either way.
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hover between something (and something else)
1. Lit. to float or hang between things. The helicopter hovered between the buildings and lowered a rescue chair. The hummingbird hovered between the blossoms, sipping from one and then the other.
2. Fig. to waver between choosing one thing and another. I hovered between chocolate and vanilla. Uncle Jed hovered between life and death for days.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.