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runaround

noun uk   us   /ˈrʌn.ə.raʊnd/
give sb the runaround to refuse to help someone, sending them to someone or somewhere else to get help: I'm trying to get a new visa, but the embassy staff keep giving me the runaround.
Translations of “runaround”
in Chinese (Traditional) 忙碌, 奔忙…
in Russian суетиться, бегать туда-сюда…
in Turkish koşuşturmak, çok meşgul olmak, yapacak çok işi olmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 忙碌, 奔忙…
in Polish biegać (w kółko)…
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