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English translation: to fob off someone (with something)

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05:01 Mar 30, 2008
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Other / proverbs
Dutch term or phrase: blij maken met een dode mus
Hi all,
I am looking for the English equivalent of this Dutch expression. Anyone?

Thanks!
Astrid
Astrid vanBeek
United States
Local time: 06:09
English translation:to fob off someone (with something)
Explanation:
Van Dale:
to fob off someone (with something)
Selected response from:

Saskia Steur
Local time: 13:09
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Summary of answers provided
4 +2to fob off someone (with something)Saskia Steur


  

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3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
to fob off someone (with something)


Explanation:
Van Dale:
to fob off someone (with something)

Saskia Steur
Local time: 13:09
Native speaker of: Dutch
PRO pts in category: 8
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thanks! To all for helping out. Astrid


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Kate Hudson
56 mins
  -> Thanks, Kate!

agree  Ken Cox: standard dictionary translation; different wording may be more appropriate in a specific context
5 hrs
  -> Thanks, Ken! And I agree with your suggestion, too.
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