verb[with object] (foist someone/thing on)
Impose an unwelcome or unnecessary person or thing on: she had no desire to have an elderly relative foisted on her
More example sentences
- It foisted an unnecessary holiday on all Government schools, certainly an outrageous concession that nobody deserves and demands.
- He's patient and doesn't foist his presence on anyone, but rather waits for them to acknowledge him as a companion.
- He accuses Mr Behnam of foisting his opinion on others.