hot and cold

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Englisch - Englisch
Ambivalent; having conflicting emotions
Ambivalently; with conflicting emotions

They went hot and cold about the proposal for a whole year, before finally saying no.

blow hot and cold
To behave inconsistently; to vacillate or to waver, as between extremes of opinion or emotion

The Xinhua commentary said that Chen blows hot and cold, behaves capriciously and is a hard man to trust..

run hot and cold
To alternate between two opposite extremes, such as enthusiasm and disinterest or success and failure

The business runs hot and cold; some months our firm doesn't earn enough to cover expenses and other months, we net 400% profits.

blowing hot and cold
changing, alternating
hot and cold