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- ☆ Informal a series of evasive excuses, deceptions, delays, etc.: usually in
- Printing an arrangement of type in shorter lines than the rest of the text, as around an illustration
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- Informal Deception, usually in the form of evasive excuses.
- Printing Type set in a column narrower than the body of the text, as on either side of a picture.
runaround - Phrases/Idioms
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
see get the runaround.