tightrope act

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tightrope act

n (lit, fig)Balanceakt m
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Best of all was the jug of Thai-inspired sauce that I liberally doused my plate with, so subtle and well balanced it could have performed a tightrope act.
THE members of Sir Albert Bore's cabinet have a difficult tightrope act to pull off if they want to play a part in the city's next Labour administration.
2) Festival of Light 2012: Huddersfield illuminated by amazing acts EXPECTATIONS were high - literally - as thousands flocked to St George's Square to witness the daring tightrope act on the opening night of the Festival of Light.
Now to sit back and see how this tightrope act ends.
Saudi Arabia: Making hip hop in Saudi Arabia is a bit of a tightrope act, says Qusai Kheder, self-styled ambassador for the genre who has built a niche following for his sex-and-violence free brand of rap music.
2] emissions while improving economic conditions and living standards - a delicate tightrope act in the best of times, and far more difficult during downturns.
Saudi Arabia must perform a high-stakes tightrope act in the second half of this year: pump just enough extra oil to meet a seasonal rise in demand, but not so much that it calls attention to a thinning cushion of spare capacity.
There is a double tightrope act that occurs toward the end of Act One of "Kooza," the new Cirque du Soleil show that open at the Santa Monica Pier on Thursday.
In the end, Hynde does a great tightrope act of being profound and playfully profane that very few rockers can do without falling on their face, or in this case, falling from grace.
Kent kept talking up the new guys' potential, then talking down their present, and it was quite a tightrope act.
This tightrope act helped create an acceptable model for gynecocracy.
It also perfectly sums up the precarious tightrope act of creating something that Ragnar feels is worthwhile art.