on the fence

 Undecided.
 ► “That’s why Greg Quick, first vice president at Commerce Mortgage Corp., says, ‘many people basically are sitting on the fence to see what happens.’ ” (Wall Street Journal, March 26, 1996, p. A2)

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • on the fence — {adj.} or {adv. phr.} Not able, or not wanting to choose; in doubt; undecided. Often used with sit . * /Jack sat on the fence for a week last spring before he finally joined the track team instead of the baseball team./ * /Mrs. Jones has decided… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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