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Phrasal Verbs: Fob

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Question 1
Choose the correct usage.
A
Some stores manage to fob off items for the same price as the genuine articles.
B
Some stores manage to fob with items for the same price as the genuine articles.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct usage is ‘fob off’ because it means to give someone an answer or explanation that is not true or complete, in order to make them stop asking questions or we can also say complaining.
Question 2
Choose the correct usage.
A
The car dealer tried to fob the car to the new buyer.
B
The car dealer tried to fob the car off on the new buyer.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct usage is ‘fob off on’ because it means to manipulate the person in his/her wordings. It also suggests persuading someone into accepting something that one does not really want.
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