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blow hot and cold

To behave inconsistently; to vacillate or to waver, as between extremes of opinion or emotion.

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  • From Aesop's fable in which a satyr declares he cannot trust a man who blows hot and cold with the same breath.
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Submitted on September 01, 2009

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