Translation of "butter sb up" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary
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butter sb up informal — phrasal verb with butter /ˈbʌt.ər/
/ˈbʌt̬.ɚ/ verb [T]
› to be very kind or friendly to someone or try to please them, so that they will do what you want them to do
You'll have to butter them up a bit before they'll agree.
Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act