not beat about the bush(redirected from not beat about/around the bush)
not beat about the bush
To not speak vaguely or euphemistically; to be frank and direct. Primarily heard in UK. Don't beat about the bush—just tell me the truth. I wish they wouldn't beat about the bush like that. If they're going to fire me, then they should just fire me already!
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