juggling act


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juggling act

n (fig)Balanceakt m
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Towers, terrain and bystanders all add to the juggling act, and the result is a particularly moreish brew of satisfying, fiendish strategy.
JACK Ross admits Sunderland are facing a "juggling act" in this summer's transfer market, but he says they are well on the way to identifying the players they want.
She said: "It's a juggling act and most of the time I feel like the ball is just rolling on the ground -- there's not even one in the air.
It's a tough emotional juggling act to master, but one at which Israelis are inherently adept, understanding the joy and the sacrifice are intertwined.
WAYNE Pivac has admitted the final weeks of the season are going to prove a tricky juggling act as his Scarlets side chase silverware on two fronts.
And so the fun goes on: woebegone animals enveloped in plasters and bandages pull lugubrious faces, obviously far worse off than the little girl faced by biting bugs; sister's conjuring tricks may not be very clever, but she does a marvellous juggling act; your friends may have pets--but pets can bite.
I'm always battling against the dreaded mummy guilt when I'm travelling a lot and while I know Junior is secure and is used to me being away, it still feels like a juggling act between being a working mum and spending enough time at home.
The excitement goes on as Rogerio Gonclaves performs a high-speed, awardwinning juggling act, while other acts involve BMX stunts and acrobatics.
On its recent opening telecast, Pokwang and Gab Valenciano did a fancy routine involving jumping rope, Daniel Matsunaga and Arci Munoz performed an aerial dancing act, Cristine Reyes and Wacky Kiray came up with a hectic and frenetic 'slapstick comedy' number, and JC Santos and Sue Ramirez did a juggling act.
They cover looking back, it is a juggling act, it is not easy being queen, support is not just for pantyhose, when being female is not the only challenge, and moving forward.
Fear, rather than ambition, is driving Bulgaria's juggling act between Turkey, Russia and the EU, according to an analysis published by Balkan Insight, the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN)'s English-language website.
This half-term juggling act is something at which working mums and dads are forced to become expert.