Translation of runaround in Spanish:

runaround

Pronunciation: /ˈrʌnəraʊnd/

n

  • to give sb the runaround [colloquial/familiar] jugar* con algn, tomarle el pelo a algn [familiar/colloquial] she's giving him the runaround está jugando con él, le está tomando el pelo [familiar/colloquial]
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    • Fair Go (TV1, Wednesday, 7.30 pm) is back for its 27th year to help out Kiwis who have been ripped off, short-changed or given the runaround.
    • He asked the US government agencies and got the runaround.
    • But they ended up being given the runaround for seven days because Salford council didn't know whether it was their job to remove the vandalism at Barr Hill on Bolton Road, or the government's.

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