sweet-talk

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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(general)
a. engatusar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Steve sweet-talked his biology teacher into giving him an extension on the assignment.Steve engatusó a su profesor de biología para que le prorrogara la entrega de la tarea.
b. camelar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
You can't sweet-talk me into changing my mind.No me puedes camelar para que cambie de opinión.
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sweet-talk
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (colloquial)
a.
to sweet-talk somebody into doing somethingconvencer a alguien con halagos de que haga algo
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sweet-talk [ˈswiːttɔːk]
transitive verb
engatusar (informal); camelar (informal)
You've got a hell of nerve, coming here and sweet-talking my wife all he has to do is sweet-talk him for a little while A ROMEO rapist sweet-talked his victim in a nightclub then pounced
to sweet-talk sb into doing sth engatusar or camelar a algn para que haga algo (informal)
She could always sweet-talk Pamela into letting her stay up late
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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