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Synonyms of fob in English:



fob someone off

I wasn't going to be fobbed off with excuses
put off, stall, give someone the runaround, deceive;
deter, discourage, daunt, scare off, intimidate, unnerve

fob something off on

he fobbed off the chairmanship on Clifford
impose, palm off, unload, dump, get rid of, foist, offload, inflict, thrust;
saddle someone with something, land someone with something, lumber someone with something, burden someone with something

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