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to give incriminating information about others, especially to the authorities

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This week the England manager fell between two stools - getting his firstchoice players used to a settled pattern of play or giving the fringe members a chance to shine.
The Prime Minister fell between two stools, allowing hints that could lead to Dr Kelly being exposed even though he wasn't sure he was Gilligan's source.
In the end Rangers fell between two stools and Gascoigne, like many others, had a nightmare.
Then the England man fell between two stools from Lampard's cross and his frustration at the tame shot was impossible to miss.
I'm often asked if playing both games at such a high level meant I fell between two stools but I never saw it that way," he says.