How can I (a) prevent the topic from coming up, and (b) tactfully move it aside if it does?
To keep things from getting awkward, we offer tips on how to tactfully fill uncomfortable silences, toast each other, and more.
Asked whether Trierweiler's tweet hurt her chances, she demured, "I think it didn't help things, I would say, tactfully."
German Chancellor Angela Merkel tactfully describes the situation as an “extraordinary international crisis.”
Uncle, interposed Mildred tactfully, you must not be so persistent.
After breakfast Kennedy tactfully withdrew from the family, and I did the same.
Carefully and tactfully, the father approaches the fundamental truths of sex hygiene.
It immediately struck ten, tactfully, in a clear subdued tone.
"Rabbi, we noticed that some of the men here were pulling wheat," one of them said tactfully.
He tactfully did not refer to the improved appearance of the room.