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beaten around the bush

phrase
variants: or beaten about the bush
past participle of beat around the bush

Synonyms of beaten around the bush

to avoid giving a definite answer or position
  • Please stop beating around the bush and tell me the full story.

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beaten a retreat

beaten around the bush

beaten (down)

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“Beaten around the bush.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/beaten%20around%20the%20bush. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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