The petty thief palmed off the piece of costume jewelery on his customer telling him it contained real diamonds.
I palmed off my old car on my brother and was happy to get rid of it.
"A cunning character is palmed off on me, who actually reminds me of a fox, even in his traits."
This sentence does not make sense since if the "cunning character" was truly palmed off on you, you would not know all of sly traits until it was too late.
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