I need a verb or an expression to convey the idea of being sold something unwanted or unneeded. Like when you go to a shop to buy , let's say, a shirt, and they somehow are able to sell you also a sweater (something you didn't ask for and you don't actually need).
As in: - I needed to buy only a shirt but they ...... also a sweater.
Is it appropriate, for instance, to say that they dumped the blouse on me. ?
N.B. Please note that I am not a native speaker and though the expression may come natural to natives, it does not to me. In my research I could find only to dump something on someone but I am not sure if it may fit my context. Thanks