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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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Standings of the Runabout GP1 World Championship: 1.
CAPABLE The Suzuki Splash delivers a family runabout with a splash of style and the price is right too
Clean engines, electric or hybrid petrol-electric, abounded among some 170 new model launches, alongside mini runabouts and five-to-seven-seat family wagons.
The model I tested on the streets of Turin boasted a healthy 83bhp - plenty for a city runabout. Fiat will also launch a 102bhp version for those seeking extra power.
Kuwaiti drivers dominated the Runabout up to 1600 cc race, taking all three top places with Mohammad Jasem Al Bazz finishing first, followed by Mohammad Ebrahim Bu Rabie, last year's reigning champion, and Abdul Rahman Gazi Al Badr.
Damas, leading retailer of stylish watches and jewellery in the Middle East, proposes two new passionate watch collections from Geneva-based Watch Manufacturer FrE[umlaut]dE[umlaut]rique Constant - LOve Heart Beat and Runabout. LOve Heart Beat is the highly successful ladies automatic heart beat series which comes with an original dial design and in new colours whereas Runabout is a new automatic chronograph issued in a limited edition of only 1,888 pieces worldwide, and created after a maritime inspiration that pays tribute to the legendary 'Runabout' yachts of the 1920s.
Tail Fins and Two-Tones: The Guide to America's Classic Fiberglass and Aluminum Runabouts begins with a lengthy overview of stylish American runabout boats, and then offers a meticulous listing of the hundreds of companies that made them.
I also think that a revival of the Austin brand as a reliable no-nonsense family runabout car for the masses would be reasonably well received.
The dealership does a brisk business in the all-purpose Bayliner Family Runabout as well as aluminum fishing boats.
This is how the Charade must be viewed - as little more than a simple runabout to get from one place to another with minimum inconvenience.
The All-Terrain Runabout and Treker utility vehicles are targeted at a range of recreational and work applications mid are a first for the Salina, Kan., company, which had previously been primarily a manufacturer of tractor implements.
THE funkiest open top runabout in town, Daimler-Chrysler's Smart City Cabriolet, will cost pounds 9360 when it's released in April.