be caught between two stools translation French | English-French dictionary

be caught between two stools v.
avoir le cul entre deux chaises

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
exp.
être pris en défaut
v.
avoir le cul entre deux chaises
past part.
eu le cul entre deux chaises
pr. part
ayant le cul entre deux chaises
v.
avoir le cul entre deux chaises
v.
a le cul entre deux chaises
v.
eu le cul entre deux chaises
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'be caught between two stools' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
v.
be caught between two stools
vi.
be caught between two stools
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caught  

      pt  
      pp  
     catch   
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
See also:

cough, caustic, caution, CA

"be caught between two stools": examples and translations in context
Commissioner Vitorino, who has undertaken magnificent work in this field, told us that, in the area of immigration and asylum, Community institutions currently find themselves caught between two stools : that is to say between the first and the third pillars. Le commissaire Vitorino, qui a réalisé un excellent travail dans son domaine, nous a précisé qu'actuellement, s'agissant de l'immigration et de l'asile, les institutions communautaires sont assises entre deux chaises : entre le premier pilier et le troisième pilier.
It is vital that the governments should not allow themselves to be caught between a delayed closure date for the Convention and a fixed deadline for the end of the IGC. Il est essentiel que les gouvernements ne se laissent pas coincer entre une date de clôture de la Convention qui serait retardée et une date butoir de la fin de la CIG qui serait inamovible.
Do the adjustable pedals have a retractor safety system that does not allow feet to be caught between the pedals and the floor? Les pédales ajustables sont-elles dotées d'un dispositif de rappel qui empêche de coincer son pied entre la pédale et le plancher?
According to the interpretation given by officials, these individuals are going to be caught between a rock and a hard place, because it will be extremely difficult to challenge the legislation on account of section 13 which creates a further impediment, with respect to individual rights, for people wanting to appeal to the courts. As I said before, it is this particular point we find extremely questionable. Selon les interprétations des fonctionnaires, ces gens-là vont se retrouver de toute façon dépourvus, car il sera très difficile d'attaquer le projet de loi compte tenu du fait que l'article 13 stipule que pour tous les droits individuels, les gens...
If reinforcements arrive from King's Landing before we take the castle... we'll be caught between Tywin's army and the sea. Si les renforts arrivent de Port-Réal avant qu'on ait pris le château... nous serons pris entre l'armée de Tywin et la mer.
If reinforcements arrive from King's Landing before we take the castle... we'll be caught between Tywin's army and the sea. Si des renforts arrivent de Port Réal avant qu'on ne prenne le château... nous serons pris entre l'armée de Tywin et la mer.
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