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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)

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ply sb with sth

phrasal verb with ply uk   us   /plaɪ/ 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)
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