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fob 1

American English: /fɑb/
British English: /fɒb/

noun

  • 1 (watchchain)
    Example sentences
    • In New York in 1890, the latest pocket watch and fob chain could carry seals the wearer could use to demonstrate their place in society.
    • Now, if you'll excuse me, I need to go press my wing-collar shirt and see if my new fob chain for my grandfather's watch fits my waistcoat.
    • Its fob chain, stretched across the workingman's waistcoat, became a new symbol of respectability.
  • 2fob (pocket) (Clothing)
    bolsillito (masculine) del chaleco
    Example sentences
    • When worn by men, the watch was tucked into the fob pocket.
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fob 2

American English: /fɑb/
British English: /fɒb/

transitive verb present participle fobbing past tense, past participle fobbed

Phrasal verbs

fob off

verb + object + adverb
1 (placate)to fob somebody off (with something)
engatusar a alguien (con algo)
Example sentences
  • After countless phone calls in which she said she was fobbed off with excuses, Mrs Carter was told it would be done by Friday.
  • She is anything but satisfied with the way she has been fobbed off by everyone, including APRA.
  • I spend the next four days trying to speak to Marcia but every time I phone - her Mother fobs me off with excuses.
2 (dispose of)to fob something off onto somebody
encajarle algo a alguien [colloquial]
enjaretarle algo a alguien (Latin America) [colloquial]
he fobbed the job onto me
me encajó el trabajo a mí
me enjaretó el trabajo a mí (Latin America)
Example sentences
  • You could tell just by the way they acted; the kid had been fobbed off on them for a while.
  • Rather, it was deliberate policy to ignore those annoying Red Cross reports and fob them off on the legal staff for their amusement.
  • But I suggested fobbing it off on my grandfather, who was old and wouldn't know the difference.
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