fob (someone) off (with something)

fob (someone) off (with something)
Definition: to deceive someone into accepting something inferior.
E.g.1: Don’t try to fob me off with flowers and nice words! I want the truth.
E.g.2: He fobbed the customer off with an old-looking vase.
This phrasal verb can be separated. (E.g. 1 and 2)

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