■ to be torn between

■ to be torn between
■ to be torn between
v. passivo + prep.
(fig.) essere diviso, combattuto (dentro di sé) tra (due sentimenti, ecc.); essere incerto (o dubbioso): to be torn between personal ambition and party loyalty, essere diviso tra l'ambizione personale e la fedeltà al proprio partito.

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