to beat around the bushの意味

Why are you beating a bush? なんで茂みをつついているの?

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Definition

to beat around the bush: to talk indirectly about a subject without getting to the point

to beat around the bush: 遠まわしに言う・要点に触れるのを避ける

 

Example

Stop beating around the bush and tell me what you want!

遠回しに言わないで、何がしたいのか言ってよ!

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