pass+off

  • 1pass off — vt 1: to make public or offer for sale (goods or services) with intent to deceive: palm off passing his product off as that of the plaintiff s W. L. Prosser and W. P. Keeton see also …

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  • 2pass off — [v] give because one does not want it eject, foist, make a pretense of*, palm, palm off*, send forth, work off; concept 108 Ant. keep, maintain …

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  • 3pass off — ► pass off 1) happen or be carried through in a specified (usually satisfactory) way. 2) evade or lightly dismiss (an awkward remark). Main Entry: ↑pass …

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  • 4pass off as — ► pass off as falsely represent (something) as. Main Entry: ↑pass …

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  • 5pass off — verb 1. be accepted as something or somebody in a false character or identity (Freq. 1) She passed off as a Russian agent • Hypernyms: ↑look, ↑appear, ↑seem • Verb Frames: Something is ing PP …

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  • 6pass off — phrasal verb Word forms pass off : present tense I/you/we/they pass off he/she/it passes off present participle passing off past tense passed off past participle passed off 1) pass someone/something off as something [transitive] to make people… …

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  • 7pass off — v. (d; refl., tr.) to pass off as (he passed himself off as a doctor) * * * [ pɑːs ɒf] (d;refl.,tr.) to pass offas (he pass offed himself off as a doctor) …

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  • 8pass off as — PHRASAL VERB If you pass something off as another thing, you convince people that it is that other thing. [V n P P n] He passed himself off as a senior psychologist... [V P n (not pron) P n] I ve tried to pass off my accent as a convent school… …

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  • 9pass off — /ˌpɑ:s ɒf/ verb ♦ to pass something off as something else to pretend that something is another thing in order to cheat a customer ● She tried to pass off the wine as French, when in fact it came from outside the EU …

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  • 10pass off — /ˌpɑ:s ɒf/ verb ♦ to pass something off as something else to pretend that something is another thing in order to cheat a customer ● She tried to pass off the wine as French, when in fact it came from outside the EU …

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  • 11pass off — verb a) To happen. The millennium passed off without any disasters. b) To misrepresent something. He tried to pass off the imitation Rolex as genuine …

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  • 12pass off — offer as real or genuine, use a fake object or paper    If you pass off counterfeit money, you can be charged with a crime …

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  • 13pass off — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To pretend] Syn. pass for, make a pretense of, palm off*; see pretend 1 . 2. [To disappear] Syn. cease, vanish, fade out, fall away; see disappear . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To offer or put into circulation (an… …

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  • 14pass off — {v.} 1. To sell or give (something) by false claims; offer (something fake) as genuine. * /The dishonest builder passed off a poorly built house by pretending it was well constructed./ Syn.: FOB OFF, PALM OFF(2). To claim to be someone you are… …

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  • 15pass off — {v.} 1. To sell or give (something) by false claims; offer (something fake) as genuine. * /The dishonest builder passed off a poorly built house by pretending it was well constructed./ Syn.: FOB OFF, PALM OFF(2). To claim to be someone you are… …

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  • 16pass\ off — v 1. To sell or give (smth) by false claims; offer (something fake) as genuine. The dishonest builder passed off a poorly built house by pretending it was well constructed. Syn.: fob off, palm off 2. To claim to be someone you are not; pretend to …

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  • 17pass off — he tried to pass her off as his daughter Syn: misrepresent, falsely represent; disguise …

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  • 18pass off — PHRASAL VERB If an event passes off without any trouble, it happens and ends without any trouble. [V P adv/prep] The main demonstration passed off peacefully... [V P adv/prep] The event passed off without any major incidents …

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  • 19pass off — 1) sell or give something by false claims, offer something as genuine The man passed off the diamond watch as a real one and received much more money than it was worth 2) claim to be someone one is not, pretend to be someone else He passed… …

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  • 20pass off — happen or be carried through in a specified (usually satisfactory) way. → pass …

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