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Definition of foist on phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

foist on

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

foist somebody on somebody

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foist somebody upon somebody

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foist something on somebody

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foist something upon somebody

 
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to force somebody to accept somebody/something that they do not want The title for her novel was foisted on her by the publishers. When I was young my parents often foisted me upon a reluctant aunt for the weekend.
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