beat about the bush

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Alternative form of beat around the bush
tell something in a round-about manner, talk around a subject without getting to the main point
beat about the bush

    Silbentrennung

    beat a·bout the Bush

    Türkische aussprache

    bit ıbaut dhi bûş

    Aussprache

    /ˈbēt əˈbout ᴛʜē ˈbo͝osʜ/ /ˈbiːt əˈbaʊt ðiː ˈbʊʃ/

    Etymologie

    [ 'bEt ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English beten, from Old English bEatan; akin to Old High German bOzan to beat.

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