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hemmed and hawed

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past tense of hem and haw

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to avoid giving a definite answer or position
  • He kept hemming and hawing and I couldn't get a straight answer.

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“Hemmed and hawed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hemmed%20and%20hawed. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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