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

butter sb up

informal phrasal verb with butter uk /ˈbʌt.ər/ us /ˈbʌt̬.ɚ/ verb [ T ]

to be very kind or friendly to someone or try to please someone, so that that person will do what you want them to do

奉承(某人);拍(某人的)馬屁
You'll have to butter them up a bit before they'll agree. 你得奉承他們一下,他們才會同意。

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