get the runaround

idiom

Definition of get the runaround

informal
: to not be given the information or help that one needs because someone will not answer one's questions or deal with one's problem directly I'm tired of getting the runaround from your customer representatives.

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“Get the runaround.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20the%20runaround. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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