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English definition of “sugar the pill”

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sugar the pill

UK ( US sweeten the pill)
to make something bad seem less unpleasant: Plans to improve public services are a way of sugaring the pill of increased taxation.
Translations of “sugar the pill”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使不愉快的事變得較易接受…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使不愉快的事变得较易接受…
(Definition of sugar the pill from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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