In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1they're just pussyfooting about / around — están dando vueltas y más vueltas informal
- We can no longer be pussyfooting around thinking how thin-skinned people are when dealing with the matter of national security.
- Of course White is pussyfooting around, but this is simply what a lot of players will do.
- I replied that there are just a few issues where we have to stop pussyfooting around, and free speech was one of them.
- Without pussyfooting around, I can state that Catwoman is a catastrophe.
- Believe me, he does not pussyfoot around when operating the action.
- However, the work must be finished by the end of this financial year, so we won't get anywhere by pussyfooting around.
- Giller doesn't tell us, though he pussyfoots around the subject.
- We're simply pussyfooting around this issue instead of dealing with it.
- With the state governments pussyfooting, the sex ratio continued to fall and the latest census revealed a further drop - 927 girls per 1,000 boys.
- You don't pussyfoot around and make excuses for a murderous dictator who ignores U.N. mandates for 12 years.
- Let's do it in a sensible way and stop pussyfooting around.
- Mr Blair may want to pussyfoot around this issue, but I don't.
- If you want to pussyfoot around, you should not be fighting!
- And yes, it is an absolutely pretentious concept, but I admire Smith for making a bold claim and not pussyfooting around.
- The Federal Government should not pussyfoot around.
- Well, stop pussyfooting around and put your foot down.
- As the end credits rolled, you left Amélie thinking that love would come to even those who pussyfoot around in games of the heart.
- Don't pussyfoot around with vague terms like hang out.
- ‘Tell me we're not going to pussyfoot around when we get in there,’ he says.
- It's this obstinate refusal to pussyfoot around and pull punches that endears her to those sick of spin and glib sloganeering.
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