give someone the runaround

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give somebody the runaround

  1. (idiomatic) To delay, dodge, or frustrate (someone), especially by providing useless information or directions .
    They gave me the runaround when I called. I got a full tour of the facility by phone, but no answer to my question.
Last modified on 15 July 2013, at 19:55