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Professional language producers can be expected to be ambivalent about clichés.

I'm ambivalent about the itinerary for our overseas trip which my brother has drawn up.

He used to sit on my lap. I was sort of ambivalent about that. He was surviving any way he could.
(Marion Zimmer Bradley)

I'm a bit ambivalent when it comes to the LEGO games.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Americans appear to be ambivalent on the level of security provided by TSA screenings.
(USA Today - Travel, )

Supreme Court justices seem ambivalent about establishing a constitutional right not to be taxed by two states.
(Forbes - Business, )

Utah researchers say on average about half of our social network consists of people we have, as they put it, an 'ambivalent relationship' with.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Longstanding cultural ties may make Portugal the second favorite among Brazilian fans at their country’s World Cup, but many remain ambivalent.
(The New York Times - Soccer, )

James Bond co-star Ben Whishaw plays a seductive, vengeful, sexually ambivalent god of pleasure in this new version of the ancient Greek classic by Euripides.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Friday's news that Marilyn Tavenner would step down as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in February first left me feeling ambivalent.
(Forbes - Business, )

“King Charles III” and “The Ruling Class,” both playing in the West End, are responses to Britain’s enduringly ambivalent obsession with its aristocracy and royal family.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

When two Islamist gunmen killed 12 people at the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris, a minority of British commentators, both Muslim and non-Muslim, took a disturbingly ambivalent view.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Nearly 50 years out from its half-century-long golden age, the American stage musical continues to suffer an ambivalent and largely unsatisfying relationship with the pop music that left it behind.
(Myron Meisel in The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

But while many reviewers are commending Jackman for bringing depth to the character, they're more ambivalent about the rest of the film, which finds Wolverine in Japan grappling with his (im)mortality.
(Oliver Gettell in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Like many of those who’ve seen the new batch of “Smurfs” movies, Paul Reubens has an ambivalent relationship with the property’s insistently perky theme song. “My experience for a few months was I couldn’t get the song out of my mind.
(Steven Zeitchik in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Many doctors remain ambivalent about prescribing medical marijuana for chronic pain, even though new federal rules allow patients in Canada to legally purchase dried cannabis with a doctor's prescription, a debate recently highlighted in a medical journal.
(CBC News in CBC News - Health, )

President Obama on Thursday asked Congress for the first time to approve direct U.S. military training for Syrian rebels, but he remains deeply ambivalent about intervening in a deadly conflict that has spilled over into neighboring Iraq, U.S. officials said.
(Christi Parsons, Michael A. Memoli in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

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