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English definition of “talk round/around sth”

talk round/around sth

phrasal verb with talk     /tɔːk/ US  /tɑːk/ verb [I]
to avoid speaking directly about something: I felt that he just talked round the subject and didn't tackle the main issues.Digressing and being indirect or evasiveMoving in order to avoid contactNot saying much
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