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Beat Around The Bush


Beat Around The Bush – not talking directly about a subject; to avoid talking about something difficult

  • I do not like it, when people beat around the bush.
  • Mary just tell me. Do not beat around the bush.
  • My husband always just tells me. He does not beat around the bush.
  • My children sometimes beat around the bush. I do not know what they want to tell me.
  • Does your boss beat around the bush?
  • The doctor did not beat around the bush. He just gave us the bad news.

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