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waver between (someone and someone else)

to vacillate between choosing one person or another. I had to appoint the new manager, and I was wavering between Jane and Janet. We wavered between Bill and Bob for the position.
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waver between (something and something else)

to vacillate between choosing one thing and another; to linger indecisively between doing one thing or another. The captain was wavering between St. Thomas and St. Croix. We wavered between chocolate and vanilla.
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wand waver

and wagger
an exhibitionist. The cops picked up a wand waver on Main Street.
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"My confidence in them has never wavered," said Lambert, whose team are 17th in the early table with three points from four matches, two places and one point behind Norwich.
Paul Roy: "We have never wavered from our position"
The Pope never wavered, and spoke against contraception, abortion, homosexuality, euthanasia, and women's ordination, despite the tumult.
Phebe, who has been completely immersed in ballet studies for years, has for some unknown reason wavered in her focus just as she is reaching for a professional career in dance.
Yet the leadership and its supporters never wavered in the fight for racial equality.
Kojaian's confidence in the firm has not wavered. Just last month he converted a loan to the company into equity.
Yet despite the fact that youth was near the top of their agenda or perhaps because of it, the Bolsheviks wavered between addressing young people in class terms and using non-class categories and designations including some from the social science literature of their era.
Among his misbehaving colleagues he has been the most serious painter, an artist who has wavered between critically parodying and respectfully adopting traditional forms.
While Pinchot came to expand his concept of conservation, he never wavered in his belief that government should regulate private forestry and expand public ownership of forests.
Today, Jim Leisenring is a member of the IASB and his strongly held position that stock options should be charged against earnings has not wavered. In addition, IASB's Chairman Sir David Tweedie believes that investors are ill served by existing regulations for stock options.
But if I had not wavered in my opinion of myself, then my hair would never have fallen out.
The idea has been percolating since 1959 when Richard Feynman, one of the century's most admired physicists, gave a speech titled "There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom" in which he argued that: "The principles of physics, as far as I can see, do not speak against the possibility of maneuvering things atom by atom" Of course, saying something is possible doesn't mean it's practical and for years afterward the vision wavered, attracting more attention from science fiction philosophers than actual scientists.
Despite the Program's growth and expansion, witnessed by the evolution of its main product from a thin booklet of limited statistics to the comprehensive report that this foreword introduces, the goal of UCR has never wavered. The objective is to compile and maintain useful, reliable, multilevel crime statistics for law enforcement as well as researchers, academicians, the media, and the general public.
Her ambition never wavered, and she accomplished her goal.