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talk (or speak) in riddles

Definition of talk or speak in riddles in English:

Express oneself in an ambiguous or puzzling manner: you’re talking in riddles—do you mean his mother?
More example sentences
  • Sorry if it sounds like I'm talking in riddles here.
  • There were reports of a permanently stoned Perry walking backwards and talking in riddles while striking the ground with a hammer.
  • Pleat preferred to talk in riddles about the future of the club rather than the game, which Spurs won thanks to two fine individual goals.
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