Translation of "sweeten" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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sweetenverb [ T ]

uk /ˈswiː.tən/ us /ˈswiː.tən/

sweeten verb [ T ] (TASTE)

to make something taste sweet

The apple mixture can be sweetened with honey. 在什锦苹果里加点蜂蜜可以使它变甜。

sweeten verb [ T ] (MORE PLEASANT)

to make something more attractive

The phone company threw in two month's worth of free calls to sweeten the deal.

to make a person or a mood happier or friendlier

I think you should try to sweeten him up before you ask him for the loan. 我觉得你开口向他借钱之前应该先哄他开心。

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