On the fence. When you are near the fence, you cannot decide anything. You are torn between two possibilities. If you are standing next to the ice cream, unsure whether to buy chocolate or vanilla, you are undecided. When you’re indecisive, you can’t really make up your mind.
Side of the fence A specific position or point of view in a topic or discussion topic. We may be on different sides of the fence on this issue, but that doesn’t mean we can’t work together. Senators will have to decide which side to take when the bill is voted on next month.
This is an offshoot of the phrase “sit on the fence”, which means not taking sides in an argument or debate. So getting out of the fence means to stop sitting on the fence and pick sides in an argument. Let’s say you and two other friends are talking about fashion. Said fashion sense is important.
If you play on both sides of the fence, you will never go further. Don’t play on both sides of the fence because one day your leg will get stuck trying to reach the other side.
play in the center on both sides. (idiomatic) manipulating opponents or competitors in a way that benefits the manipulator.
with two hands. Ambidextrous people can use both hands with equal dexterity. Derived from the Latin word two-handed, meaning straight on both sides, two-handed denotes someone who can handwrite, swing a club, or catch a ball.
Metaphorically, sitting on the fence places the position between two ideas without engaging in either of them. The origin of the design language on the fence has its origins in Middle English, when the word Fens, an abbreviation for defense, was born.