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a bird in the hand is worth two in the bushIt is preferable to have a small but certain advantage than a mere potential of a greater one.Rate it:

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beat around the bushevasive responses, implausible explanations, extrapolations instead of explanations.Rate it:

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beat around the bushTo delay or avoid talking about something difficult or unpleasant.Rate it:

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beat around the bushTo treat a topic but omit its main points, often intentionally.Rate it:

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beating around the bushAvoiding factual responses, offering evasive statements, presenting dubious evidence.Rate it:

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bird in the handShortened form of "a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush".Rate it:

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bush leagueA professional sports association at the lower levels of minor league organization.Rate it:

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bush leagueA low-ranking or inferior level among groups, professions, organizations, etc.Rate it:

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bush telegraphA gossip network.Rate it:

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bush telegraphA system used by undeveloped societies in remote regions for communication over long distances, such as drum sounds, word-of-mouth relay, or smoke signals.Rate it:

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Chinese cherryAny of several species of genus Prunus:Chinese flowering cherry (Prunus cyclamina)Chinese plum-cherry (Prunus humilis)Chinese sour cherry (Prunus pseudocerasus)Chinese dwarf cherry (Prunus tomentosa)Chinese bush cherry (Prunus tomentosa)Rate it:

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Chinese cherryChinese bush cherry (Prunus tomentosa)Rate it:

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Chinese cherryChinese bush cherry (Prunus tomentosa)Rate it:

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fresh as a daisyVery fresh; well-rested.Rate it:

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good wine needs no bushSomething good does not need to be advertisedRate it:

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it's not what you know but who you knowFor success, and especially to obtain employment, one's knowledge and skills are less useful and less important than one's network of personal contacts.1951, G. P. Bush and L. H. Hattery, "Federal Recruitment of Junior Engineers," Science, vol. 114, no. 2966, p. 456:Eighty-four students referred to political influence as a disadvantage of federal employment with such remarks as: "There are too many political connections necessary . . . it's not what you know but who you knowRate it:

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tourner autour du potTo beat around the bush.Rate it:

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