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to give incriminating information about others, especially to the authorities

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THERE are times when Lostprophets fall between two stools.
Some of the people we have an eye on won't wait forever and I don't want to fall between two stools in waiting while Birmingham decide Ben's fate then we end up with nobody.
However, the potential dangers of such an approach remain that it will fall between two stools, leaving both specialists and more general readers dissatisfied, above all by fairing to be Sufficiently personal.
Let's hope that Oxfam, which remains a well-meaning organisation, doesn't fall between two stools - the old, chipped pine one and the glossy chrome new one.
We tend to fall between two stools as far as funding is concerned - we're not really classed as a sport or an art.
A New York airing seems a longshot: "Salammbo" would seem to fall between two stools -- probably not the Metropolitan Opera's cup of tea and too-expensive a production for the New York City Opera.
In doing so, it does fall between two stools, attempting to be iconoclastic and judicious at once.
Despite the value of the collection in one volume of short academic essays and more polemical pieces by Duncan there is a sense that they fall between two stools.