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talk round/around sth

phrasal verb with talk uk   /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.
Translations of “talk round/around sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 拐彎抹角地說…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拐弯抹角地说…
(Definition of talk round/around sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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