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Runaround

Slang; deceptive tactics. For example, a dishonest salesman may be said to give a victim "the runaround" by not disclosing hidden fees associated with the price.
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Volz (below) was given the runaround by Thierry Henry last weekend, when the Frenchman scored twice in Arsenal's 4-0 victory at Craven Cottage.
JON the baby pudu deer is giving his minders the runaround.
I'm trying to get my results back, but HMOs give you the runaround,'' Delfino said.
Crewe gave The Royals the runaround when they raced to a 3-0 lead after 30 minutes.
BASILE Boli joined Rangers some 10 years ago with the reputation of an iron man - but found himself getting the runaround.
The star, who had given police the runaround, surrendered after flying to California from Las Vegas on a private jet.
But as Diehl tells it, he tried to get a county permit to grow plants in the right-of-way several years ago but county officials kept giving him the runaround.
We have just liberated 25 million people from a genocidal dictator who invaded two of his neighbours, used chemical weapons and gave weapons inspectors the runaround for 12 years.
Bush's White House spokesman, Ari Fleischer, added: "When people say give them more time, the more time they get the more time they get the runaround.
so let's hope our boys Down Under can give them the runaround.
Good admits his former Aberdeen team-mate gave him the runaround on his way to bagging a hat-trick in the Gers 6-0 Scottish Cup win at Station Park on Sunday.
See, Lindsey won't give you the runaround, being as how he's on the run and all.