beaten around the bush

phrase

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

Thesaurus Entries Near beaten around the bush

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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 Jul. 2024.

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