1to foist sth (off) on / onto sb — encajarle algo a algn informal
- to foist oneself on sb — pegársele a algn
- But then some old drunk foisted a gun into my hands one night and said, ‘Get out along that road and kill me a blue belly.’
- It foisted an unnecessary holiday on all Government schools, certainly an outrageous concession that nobody deserves and demands.
- He accuses Mr Behnam of foisting his opinion on others.
- The constitution allows for a democratic procedure, rather than foisting a candidate on an association from the central party.
- The drift has shrunk the tax base and foisted ever-higher bills on citizens already paying the highest council tax in Scotland.
- He warned that the council could repeat the same mistakes if it suddenly foisted schemes on other sites.
- But protesters say planners are foisting essential services on to the proposed development so eventually it will have to go ahead.
- Our own community foisted a base tax on its residents.
- I'm always suspicious when a previous generation tries to foist its heroes on me.
- He's patient and doesn't foist his presence on anyone, but rather waits for them to acknowledge him as a companion.