soften sb up Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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soften sb up

phrasal verb with soften uk   /ˈsɒf.ən/  us   /ˈsɑː.fən/ verb [I or T]
to do things that will ​please someone so that they will do what you ​want: You're ​trying to ​soften me up so I'll ​drive you to Jodie's ​house, aren't you?
(Definition of soften sb up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “soften sb up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 打动,取悦,讨好(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 打動,取悅,討好(某人)…
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