shuttle from (someone) to (someone else)

shuttle from (someone) to (someone else)

1. To move from one person or group of authority to another in quick succession. I've been shuttling from doctor to doctor trying to figure out what has been going on with my stomach problems. She shuttled from one foster home to another throughout her childhood, so she's never had a strong sense of family.
2. To move someone or something from the care or responsibility of one person or group to that of another, especially in quick succession. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "shuttle" and "from." When I was growing up, I was constantly shuttled from my grandparents to my parents and back again. The insurance company has been shuttling me from one adviser to another in order to get my claim sorted out.
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