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English definition of “make up to sb”

make up to sb

UK disapproving
verb uk phrasal verb with make   /meɪk/ (made, made) us  
to be too friendly to someone or to praise them in order to get advantages for yourself: Have you seen the disgusting way she makes up to the boss?Praising insincerely or too eagerly
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