Translation of "butter sb up" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

butter sb up

informal phrasal verb with butter /ˈbʌt.ər/ US  /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. 你得奉承他们一下,他们才会同意。

(Translation of “butter sb up” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)