a piggy in the middle

夾在爭吵雙方中間而處境為難的人;處於對立雙方之間而無能為力的人。

例句:
John’s mother and his wife are always arguing violently, and he is a piggy in the middle and usually suffers the effects of their disagreement. (約翰的母親和他太太婆媳不和,老是激烈爭吵,而他夾在中間處境為難,經常吃苦頭)

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