To improvise, tergiversate, etc, in order to avoid a question or issue; tap dance: Larson dances around the real issue of gun control/ There's always an owner willing to cave in or dance around (1970s+)
“It would be great, as guys, if you could find out which girls are actually into you and not dance around anything,” he said.
Obviously, ours is not the only clan to dance around such sore spots.
Charlie might dance around, everyone else following, like a train.
The new season doesn't need those tricks, because there's no need to dance around censors.
And then we'll dance around him and—and then by and by—well, I suppose we'll have to let him go.
Just watch once and see the silly jig they dance around a lamp.
Every bit of air was knocked out of his lungs, and black and red spots began to whirl and dance around before his eyes.
Am I to dance around here and sidestep and fence just for you to look on?
It is a dance around a centre, as is also (fig. 6) that from Idalium in Cyprus.
If she hopes to find a husband in the coming year, she will dance around a bonfire, then cast some pins into a bubbling fountain.