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palm sth off

phrasal verb with palm uk   us   /pɑːm/ verb [T]
(Definition of palm sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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palm sth off

informal
phrasal verb with palm uk   us   /pɑːm/ verb
to give away something, or persuade someone to ​accept something, which you know has little ​value: palm sth off on sb She was ​trying to palm that useless ​officespace off on us.
(Definition of palm sth off from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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