make up to sb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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make up to sb

UK disapproving
phrasal verb with make uk   us   /meɪk/ verb (made, made)
to be too ​friendly to someone or to ​praise them in ​order to get ​advantages for yourself: Have you ​seen the ​disgusting way she makes up to the ​boss?
(Definition of make up to sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “make up to sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 讨好,奉承,巴结(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 討好,奉承,巴結(某人)…
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