tightrope walking

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walking on a tightrope or slack rope


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The US economy remains balanced on a tight rope between higher growth and tighter policies and this was reflected in the GDP figures for the first quarter of 2014, which were released last week.
Still the man who was born Jorge Mario Bergoglio has to walk a tight rope in his papacy.
Hula hooping, tight rope walking, acrobats, juggling, stilt walking, and a performance at the end.
goes on to walk a tight rope, gracefully balancing images of Jesus, the church, and the community of Christians or "saints"--both large and small.
Rather than balancing on a tight rope, does Lord Wigley think that jumping into the void is the solution?
The proposed textile park by the Indian Punjab government in the cotton growing belt of the state might face hiccups as textile players across India are having a tight rope walk due to low sentiments, and do not plan to park in funds in the new ventures.
more Dirt than gravel drive, the tight rope of a plank
They added that Aphid can also fall from plants if growers sweep the standing crop by a long but tight rope.
EVERTON FC is walking a financial tight rope chief executive Robert Elstone admitted last night as the club's accounts revealed its debts have risen to pounds 44.
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Furthermore, an unnamed source within the ruling March 14 coalition was quoted by Kabbara as saying, "Syria, which is still walking a tight rope with the international community, will not allow its allies in Lebanon to derail the work of the government because of the division over Iran.
It is bit like knowing that there is a safety net in place that makes people willing to walk on a tight rope.
Andre and I have been checking out our fitness levels by climbing, cycling, skipping and tight rope walking, as well as testing different flavours in the taste bar and even checking out our blood pressure.
They would not know how to negotiate and maintain balance on the tight rope of freedom.