see-saw


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see-saw

verb alternate, swing, fluctuate, teeter, oscillate, go from one extreme to the other The stock-market see-sawed up and down.
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Hawaii 501', held his nerve in a see-saw battle against the world champion to register a 16-14 success.
STEVEN MACLEAN grabbed a late winner and three precious points for Wednesday in a see-saw game at Hillsborough.
Radford Road sub-officer, Sean Minshull, said: "The gate was probably five feet in height and all it managed to do was pin itself half on and half off, like a see-saw.
In a see-saw match, Gavin Dodd and Bob Beswick went over for the home side in the first half but they were pegged back by efforts from Richie Barnett.
A see-saw game resulted in the sides being locked at 3-3 at the end of normal time and 4-4 at the end of the extra 30 minutes before the Midland Alliance side squeezed home 4-3 on penalties.
A SEE-SAW encounter ended with Tobermore taking the spoils but the defeat was a little hard on the Ballynure side.
These were added to the provision of a play unit, sand pit, see-saw and springers, which were installed in April.