Idiom: Beat about the bush
Meaning: If someone doesn't say clearly what they mean and try to make it hard to understand, they are beating about (around) the bush.Country: International English | Subject Area: Plants & Flowers | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Bird in the hand is worth two in the bush
- Beat someone to the draw
- Heart misses a beat
- Beat swords into ploughshares
- Run around the bush
- Beat to the punch
- March to the beat of your own drum
- Beat your brains out
- Beat the rap
- Beat the tar out of
- Beat them at their own game
- You can't beat that with a stick
- Can't beat that
- Beat the daylights out of someone
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