English version

palm something ↔ off

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpalm something ↔ off phrasal verbPERSUADEto persuade someone to accept or buy something that is not of good quality or is not the thing that they really want on/onto He tried to palm off his old books onto me. as Dealers sometimes palm off fakes as genuine works of art. palm→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
palm offElliott palmed blood off his face and coughed.Rabbits were out because Nev was so keen to palm a couple off on him, which definitely meant trouble.
From Longman Business Dictionarypalm somebody/something → off phrasal verb [transitive] to persuade someone to accept something, especially by making them think it is better or more valuable than it really isSome suppliers have tried to palm off cheap telephones or outdated fax machines. ona worthless ring which he palmed off on an unwary buyer palm→ See Verb table
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Verb table
palm
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypalm
he, she, itpalms
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypalmed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave palmed
he, she, ithas palmed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad palmed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill palm
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have palmed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam palming
he, she, itis palming
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you, we, theyare palming
Past
I, he, she, itwas palming
you, we, theywere palming
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been palming
he, she, ithas been palming
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been palming
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be palming
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been palming
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