March 19, 2010

double talk

Posted in Idioms at 6:56 pm by Feng

double talk – Deliberately ambiguous and evasive language [dict]

Sometimes, you ask someone a specific question, but he avoids to give you a straight answer. For example, he may say “well, yes and no …” In that case, he gives you double-talk. Considering “yes” and “no” as double answers can help memorize this phrase.

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