Girl 1: Phew! Finally the meeting is finished
Girl 2 : That was a long commitee meeting, you look very tired
so how did it go?
Girl 1: The meeting went fine. but Wenny, the chair person,
likes to beat around the bushes, making the meeting longer
Girl 2: yeah, i can imagine that
Girl 2 imagining people in bushes while Girl 1 looks as Girl 1 imagination
Girl 2: must be tiring to go around the
bushes for a meeting. Isn’t wenny also the head
of the student gardening team?
Girl 1: Haha, it means that wenny doesn’t like to talk to the point the makes
meetings go longer (patting girl 2)
(the imagination pops)
Girl 2: I see, sorry, somebody replied to my wall message
In the UK it’s beat about the bush
It is also used to say when somebody is avoiding talking what is important