oscillate between (two people or things)

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oscillate between (two people or things)

To waver or go back and forth between two different, often contrary people or things that once is trying to choose. I keep oscillating between the job in New York and the one in Los Angeles. You've oscillated between Steve and Tommy long enough—they deserve an answer one way or another.

oscillate between (someone or something and someone or something else)

to swing between (choosing) someone and someone else; to swing between (choosing) something and something else. Fred oscillated between going to college and getting a job. The boss oscillated between John and Roger.
See also: between, oscillate
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Claims are oscillating between the 49-year low of 193k in the April BLS survey week and the elevated 230k figures in late-April.
At 10,000 feet--the hard altitude for ejection if the aircraft still isn't showing any indications of recovery--the angle of attack was pegged high, the turn needle was full left, and the airspeed was oscillating between zero and 70 knots.