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Beating Around The Bush ( one wants to say something but won't say it directly ... )

"Beating Around The Bush"

"Beating around the bush" is trying to say one thing by talking about other things.

Example: "Did he ask you to marry him?" Reply: "No, but he has been beating around the bush."

When you are trying to say some thing, but you don't want to say it clearly, you "beat around the bush".

Example: "Why don't you just come out and say your are hungry? Stop beating around the bush."

If people become frustrated because you are trying to talk about one thing by talking about other things, they may ask you to "stop beating around the bush."

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