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I was helping a friend out who didn't speak English very well on the phone and I told him I would pass off as/pass for him in order to solve his problem with his phone company. I'm not sure if what I said is very natural and usable. So I'm here to ask you guys what should I say when telling someone that I will pretend to be them.

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To pass for your friend would be to successfully impersonate that person; to try to do this would be to pass yourself off as your friend.

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