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talk/speak in riddles

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtalk/speak in riddlestalk/speak in riddlesto say things in a mysterious way that other people cannot understand Stop talking in riddles and explain what’s going on! riddle
Examples from the Corpus
talk/speak in riddlesWhen Tweedledum and Tweedledee talk to Alice they are almost talking in riddles.She is described by the Argive elders as speaking in riddles because they fail to understand her predictions.She talked in comparisons, she spoke in riddles.She wished people wouldn't talk in riddles.
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