Beat Around The Bush

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Beat Around The Bush : Phrases


Getting to the point in a round about way.


Iraqis would love to
beat around the Bush.


This phrase is several hundred years old and comes from hunting. The beaters beat for the hunters, often around bushes; however the beaters never catch the prey... the hunters go directly to the quarry to catch the prey.

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