Definition of beat around the bush in English:

beat around the bush

(also beat about the bush)

phrase

  • Discuss a matter without coming to the point.

    • ‘he never beat around the bush when something was annoying him’
    prevaricate, vacillate, dodge the issue, evade the issue, be non-committal, hedge, hedge one's bets, quibble, parry questions, fudge the issue, mince one's words, stall, shilly-shally, hesitate