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phrasal verb [transitive] informal
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theydump on
he/she/itdumps on
present participledumping on
past tensedumped on
past participledumped on
  1. 1
    dump on someone to treat someone in an unfair way, especially by criticizing or blaming them for something
  2. 2
    dump something on someone to give someone an unpleasant or difficult job to do instead of doing it yourself or helping them with it
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