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give someone the runaround

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give someone the runaround

verb phrase

To be deceptive and persistently evasive with someone: Don't give me the runaround (1924+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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