Subtle hints are wasted on people like that.
I'd dropped a hint about having an exhibition of his work up here.
The Minister gave a strong hint that the government had changed its mind.
He took the hint and left her alone.
Upon my word, you don't seem able to take a hint!
He can't take a hint.
I can take a hint!
Dude. She doesn't like you, take a hint.
There was a hint of garlic in the sauce.
Choose a shade with a hint of pink.
White paint, or white with a hint of colour, will give a fresh feel.
I glanced at her and saw no hint of irony on her face.
`That's what I was thinking,' Hansen said, with a hint of a smile.
The magazine includes hints on fashion and cookery.
I'm hoping to get some fashion hints.
He hinted that he might soon be considering retirement.
Mrs Pardell had hinted darkly that he had been drinking.
He hinted that I had a good chance of getting the job.