Meaning of BEAT ABOUT THE BUSH in English

BEAT ABOUT THE BUSH

( BrE ) ( NAmE beat around the ˈbush )

to talk about sth for a long time without coming to the main point :

Stop beating about the bush and tell me what you want.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.