English Language Tip: Beat around the bush. , not normally used literally.
This is an expression
If someone beats around the bush, they avoid talking about what is important. There is a difficult conversation and they are afraid to talk about the significant part of it.
"He went to ask his father to give him a job, but he beat around the bush for an hour before he actually asked."
"Don't beat around the bush - get to the point!"
"I won't beat around the bush any more, I want to break up with you."
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