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hemming and hawing

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present participle 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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“Hemming and hawing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hemming%20and%20hawing. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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