hum and haw Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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hum and haw

UK (US hem and haw) to be ​uncertain and take a ​longtimedeciding something: We ​hummed and ​hawed for ​months before ​actuallydeciding to ​buy the ​house.
(Definition of hum and haw from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hum and haw”
in Chinese (Simplified) (长时间)犹豫不决…
in Chinese (Traditional) (長時間)猶豫不決…
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“hum and haw” in British English

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