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Beat Around the Bush

Someone who beats around the bush, does not feel comfortable talking about a certain subject, talks about all kinds of other things and does not get to the point. Here are some sample sentences using this English idiom:

I am not interested in what you did on the weekend. Stop
beating around the bush and answer my question.
Get to the point, Phil. Don’t
beat around the bush!
I knew that she had something important to tell me, but, for three hours, she just
beat around the bush.

Which of the following English idioms mean the opposite of
to beat around the bush? There are three correct answers.

a) to talk turkey
b) to say it like it is
c) to be point-blank
d) to talk shop
e) to say cheese

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