Synonyms of beat about the bush in English:

beat about the bush

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1‘he never beat about the bush when something was annoying him’


prevaricate, vacillate, dodge the issue, evade the issue, be non-committal, hedge, hedge one's bets, quibble, parry questions, fudge the issue, mince one's words, stall, shilly-shally, hesitate

British hum and haw

informal pussyfoot around, waffle, flannel, sit on the fence, duck the question

rare tergiversate


come to the point