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hems and haws

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present tense third-person singular 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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“Hems and haws.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hems%20and%20haws. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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