English version

tiptoe around (something)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtiptoe around (something) phrasal verbto try to avoid dealing with a difficult or embarrassing subject or problem They were tiptoeing around the delicate subject of money. tiptoe→ See Verb table
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Verb table
tiptoe
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytiptoe
he, she, ittiptoes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytiptoed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave tiptoed
he, she, ithas tiptoed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad tiptoed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill tiptoe
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have tiptoed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam tiptoeing
he, she, itis tiptoeing
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you, we, theyare tiptoeing
Past
I, he, she, itwas tiptoeing
you, we, theywere tiptoeing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been tiptoeing
he, she, ithas been tiptoeing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been tiptoeing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be tiptoeing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been tiptoeing
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