One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used to refer to either of the opposing positions or interests involved in a particular situation.‘whatever side of the fence you are on, the debate on conventional versus organic farming is not going to disappear’
- ‘Now, we're on the opposite side of the fence - we're selling the little house we've grown to love.’
- ‘In 1994 they had been on the other side of the fence, yet, today they all sit next to each other peacefully in church.’
- ‘I used the term odd, because the same electoral trend was not apparent on the nationalist side of the fence.’
- ‘You were a media planner, and handled the media campaigns of other models, so what did you learn from the other side of the fence?’
- ‘Join me as we look at these issues from the other side of the fence.’
- ‘There were some people on the other side of the fence, may I say, who reached out and suggested it.’
- ‘As a fan, I'm looking forward to being on the other side of the fence.’
- ‘But he wanted me to stop as a player and go on that side of the fence.’
- ‘I'm just here to let people know what was really going down on my side of the fence.’
- ‘I hope to understand where people who sit on the other side of the fence from me are coming from.’
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