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“sweet talk” in British English

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sweet talknoun [ U ]

uk /ˈswiːt tɔːk/ us /ˈswiːt tɑːk/ 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 salesman tried to sweet-talk me into buying a bigger car.

(Definition of “sweet talk” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“sweet talk” in American English

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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)