bera kápuna á báðum öxlum

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally “to bear the coat on both shoulders”. Compare the Latin duābus sellīs sedeō (I sit on two chairs).

Verb[edit]

bera kápuna á báðum öxlum

  1. (idiomatic, intransitive) to blow hot and cold, to waver, to vacillate, to change one's opinion often