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English definition of “ply sb with sth”

ply sb with sth

verb uk phrasal verb with ply   /plaɪ/ us  
to keep giving a person something, usually food or drink: John's been plying me with drinks all evening. to keep giving someone work or forms to complete, or asking them questions: We plied Charlie with questions about his trip round the world.
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