telephone tag
noun Date: 1980 telephoning back and forth by parties trying to reach each other without success

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  • phone tag — noun : telephone tag herein * * * noun [noncount] US informal : ↑telephone tag “Have you talked to your sister about the party yet?” “No, we ve been playing phone tag all week.” …   Useful english dictionary

  • phone tag — phone′ tag n. inf telephone tag • Etymology: 1990–95 …   From formal English to slang

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