go (all) round the houses Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"go (all) round the houses" in British English

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go (all) round the houses

UK to ​wastetime doing or ​asking something in a very ​complicated way
(Definition of go (all) round the houses from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “go (all) round the houses”
in Chinese (Simplified) 绕圈子, 拐弯抹角地问…
in Chinese (Traditional) 繞圈子, 拐彎抹角地問…
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“go (all) round the houses” in British English

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