Meaning of “ply sb with sth” in the English Dictionary

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"ply sb with sth" in British English

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ply sb with sth

phrasal verb with ply uk /plaɪ/ us /plaɪ/ verb

(Definition of “ply sb with sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ply sb with sth" in Business English

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ply sb with sth

phrasal verb with ply uk /plaɪ/ us verb

to keep giving a person something in order to persuade them to do something:

They use marketing tricks such as plying consumers with special discounts to get them to shop early.

(Definition of “ply sb with sth” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)