balancing act

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balancing act

(ˈbælənsɪŋ)
n
1. a circus act in which a performer displays his or her balancing ability
2. a situation requiring careful balancing of opposing groups, views, or activities: a delicate balancing act between Greek and Turkish interests.
Translations

balancing act

n to do a balancing act (also) (fig) → fare dell'equilibrismo
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Mystical and modern, Yahia Lababidi's Balancing Acts, a collection of poems spanning across a career of decades, tethers together a spectrum of concepts seemingly distant yet connected in a fashion nothing short of revelatory.
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Yet it is Lababidi's dissection of the mundane that is the binding agent of Balancing Acts.