When I didn't know how to answer the question, he gave me a hint.
These hints were misleading.
The magazine had the usual hints on fashion and cookery.
I can’t figure out the correct answer. Give me a hint.
He managed to avoid damaging my reputation by dropping a hint.
Noobs? Dima asked, a slight hint of anger in his voice. "This isn't a video game, Al-Sayib! This is real life!"
The number of *****s in the hint has no relation to the number of characters in the word.
The girl, her eyes shining brightly from that single hint, makes her cute cat-motif automatic pencil run across her notebook.
You should take this hint into your consideration.
He took a slight hint as the start and found the correct answer.
The magazine gives lots of useful hints on how to save money. He dropped (= made) several hints that he wanted an MP3 player for his birthday.
Are you trying to hint towards something?
There has been no hint of the public concern that there has been surrounding GMOs, for example.
The hint of a rare, wide smile touched her mouth. It was merest hint, but it was there.