fob sth off on sb


fob sth off on sb
UK US fob sth off on sb
Phrasal Verb with fob({{}}/fɒb/ verb INFORMAL
to make someone buy or accept something that is not of a good quality or not what they really wanted: »

Discounts should not mean that shops can fob off faulty goods on bargain-hunters.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • fob sb off — UK US fob sb off (with sth) Phrasal Verb with fob({{}}/fɒb/ verb INFORMAL ► to persuade someone to accept something that is of a low quality, or different to what they really wanted: »The bank delayed on his compensation claim for eight years… …   Financial and business terms

  • fob sb off with sth — UK US fob sb off (with sth) Phrasal Verb with fob({{}}/fɒb/ verb INFORMAL ► to persuade someone to accept something that is of a low quality, or different to what they really wanted: »The bank delayed on his compensation claim for eight years… …   Financial and business terms

  • fob — 1 verb fobbing, fobbed fob sb off phrasal verb (T) 1 to try to stop someone complaining or asking questions by giving them explanations, excuses etc that are obviously untrue : fob sb off with: He tried to fob her off with some story about losing …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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