Left her straddling the borders of life and death.
Carmen had Penny in the stanchion and was straddling her, trying to trim one hoof when the little doe simply lay down.
Just behind the tanks, straddling the trench line, came Bradleys pumping machine-gun bullets into Iraqi troops.
Her straddling frontiers run for thousands of miles through the flat European plain.
Here the hotel, indeed the whole town, is built straddling a ravine with waterfalls.