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sweet talknoun [U]

uk   us   informal
a way of ​talking to someone in a ​pleasing or ​funny way in ​order to ​persuade them to do or ​believe something
sweet-talk
verb [T] uk   us  
The ​salesmantried to sweet-talk me intobuying a ​biggercar.
(Definition of sweet talk from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sweet talkverb [T]

 us   /ˈswit ˌtɔk/ infml
to talk to someone in a very ​kind or ​pleasant way because you ​want to ​persuade that ​person to do, ​allow, or ​believe something: I ​tried to sweet talk my way out of going.
(Definition of sweet talk from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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