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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theypin on
he/she/itpins on
present participlepinning on
past tensepinned on
past participlepinned on
  1. 1
    pin something on someone to blame someone for something, often when they are not responsible

    He has managed to pin the blame on the previous government.

    They can't pin anything on to him.

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infobesity

the condition of continually consuming large amounts of information, especially when this has a negative effect on a person's well-being and ability to concentrate

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drive-by handshake

a brief handshake that is made without pausing or making eye contact, because you are upset or angry

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