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Meaning of "to give sb the runaround" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TO GIVE SB THE RUNAROUND

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WHAT DOES TO GIVE SB THE RUNAROUND MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of to give sb the runaround in the English dictionary

The definition of to give sb the runaround in the dictionary is if sb gives you the runaround or if you get the runaround from sb, they deliberately do not give you all the information or help that you want, and send you to another person or place to get it.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TO GIVE SB THE RUNAROUND

to get back to basics
to get dooced
to get into high gear
to get off lightly
to get off your high horse
to get on the scoresheet
to get on your high horse
to get your just deserts
to get your oats
to give sb unshirted hell
to go
to go down like a lead balloon
to go down like ninepins
to go for the brass ring
to go into the record books
to go island-hopping
to go off the deep end
to go pear-shaped
to go to extremes
to go to great lengths to do sth

WORDS THAT END LIKE TO GIVE SB THE RUNAROUND

all-around
all-round
around
background
bound
break new ground
campground
fall to the ground
foreground
get around
get off the ground
ground
into the ground
playground
round
surround
the high ground
to the ground
turnaround
underground
year-round

Synonyms and antonyms of to give sb the runaround in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «to give sb the runaround» into 25 languages

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The translations of to give sb the runaround from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «to give sb the runaround» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

给某人搪塞
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

para dar sb evasivas
570 millions of speakers

English

to give sb the runaround
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

runaround एस.बी. देने के लिए
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لإعطاء بينالي الشارقة الهارب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

дать С.Б. отписку
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

para dar sb o atraso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চালান চালানোর জন্য sb দিতে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

à donner des réponses évasives sb
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Untuk memberikan sb runaround itu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

jdn an der Nase herum geben
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

言い逃れSB精製して、
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

둘러싸 기 SB 주고
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kanggo menehi runbal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

để cung cấp cho sb runaround
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Sb runaround கொடுக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आरओ धावपटू देणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kurşun geçirmek vermek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

per dare l´ sb runaround
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dać sb Runaround
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дати С.Б. відписку
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pentru a da sb papucii
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

να δώσει sb την runaround
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

te sb die Runaround gee
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

att ge sb runaround
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

å gi sb omløp
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of to give sb the runaround

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TO GIVE SB THE RUNAROUND»

The term «to give sb the runaround» is barely ever used and occupies the 212.630 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TO GIVE SB THE RUNAROUND»

Discover the use of to give sb the runaround in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to to give sb the runaround and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Japanische Sprichwörter & Redewendungen: Japanese proverbs & ...
Japanese proverbs & phrases Johannes C. Falck, Jeanne Alice Falck. J D emanden an der Nase herumführen To give sb. the runaround / to draw a red herring across sb. ́s track Kitsune ni tsumamareta you as lässtmichvölligkalt It cutsnoice ...
Johannes C. Falck, Jeanne Alice Falck, 2013

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« EDUCALINGO. To give sb the runaround [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/to-give-sb-the-runaround>. Nov 2022 ».
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