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make up to sb

UK disapproving
phrasal verb with make uk   us   /meɪk/ verb (made, made)
to be too friendly to someone or to praise them in order to get advantages for yourself: Have you seen the disgusting way she makes up to the boss?
Translations of “make up to sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 討好,奉承,巴結(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 讨好,奉承,巴结(某人)…
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