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遠まわし, 遠回し, とおまわし

  • tōmawashi

Definition

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • indirect (roundabout) expression

Examples of 遠まわし,遠回し,とおまわし in a Sentence

遠まわしに意見探った
I sounded him out about his views.
意向遠回しに言った
He hinted at his intention.
He managed to avoid damaging my reputation by dropping a hint.
Please stop beating around the bush and come straight to the point.
Don't beat about the bush.
Don't beat around the bush; tell me who is to blame.
Stop beating around the bush and get to the point.
遠回しに言うのは止めて起こった言いなさい
Stop beating around the bush and tell me what happened.
遠回しに言うな。
Don't beat around the bush.
遠回しに言うかわりに、ジョーンズはズバリ要点迫った
Instead of beating around the bush, Jones got straight to the point.

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