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balancing act

a circus act in which a performer displays his or her balancing ability
a situation requiring careful balancing of opposing groups, views, or activities: a delicate balancing act between Greek and Turkish interests
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  • Why just sit around and act audience while I do the balancing act.

    The Heart of Unaga Ridgwell Cullum
  • Answer: The traditional banks all over the world failed at maintaining the balancing act between risk and reward.

    After the Rain Sam Vaknin

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