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1engatusar informalcamelar Spain informalto sweet-talk sb into-ing — camelar a algn para que + subj Spain informal
- he tried to sweet-talk me into signing the contract — intentó camelarme para que firmara el contrato
- Bolton, who took $30,000 from the Taiwanese to advise them on how to join the UN he despises, does not do sweet talk.
- No wonder I was able to sweet talk my way out of detentions better then her.
- When you ask Mr. Haddad to confirm it in writing, he will start talking sweet talk and nice words such as: ‘I am a respectable man.
- Could that guy sweet talk the chrome off the bumper of a '57 Ford or what?
- Even if he could sweet talk the French into a more supportive posture (highly doubtful), how would that improve U.S. safety?
- One of the reasons that personal freedom campaigners are so angry about all of this is that there is a lot of sweet talk about new ‘rights’ regimes brought up at the WIPO talking shop.
- It was that sort of sweet talk that people tried to calm other people down with; almost downsizing people.
- I'm gonna go check on Jade and make sure that Gardineau didn't sweet talk her that much.
- We have so little interaction with men that we will vote with our emotions, choosing candidates for their looks and sweet talk rather than for what they can deliver.
- From this moment we won't be appeased by fork-tongued, sweet talk.
- This could be just the usual sweet talk from world leaders eyeing a slice of Brazil's booming internal market of 169 million people with an economy set to steam ahead in 2001.
- Other than having to sweet talk some little old grandfathers into moving to another table we had no problems except a mutual inability to get anything on a wall and level simultaneously.
- She needed a shot of insulin and lots of sweet talk.
- I want to skip over Dick's diplomatic sweet talk and address his conclusions right away.
- The sweet talk is that if you make Miller go away, I will be your ‘friend'. That means that I will give you money for your campaign.
- There is no courting, no sweet talk or handholding.
- What sort of sweet talk is possibly needed to persuade a 14-year-old to enter the room of a complete stranger and, presumably, a foreigner?
- He has a talent for sweet talk, mischievous banter, illicit (often dangerous) liaisons, less than legit business dealings and general chaos.
- Now, I hate to admit it, but he's actually a really great guy, he's driven, talented, and can sweet talk his way out of any situation, a talent we took advantage of many times in our travels.
- And last but not least don't be impressed by sweet talk and empty promises.
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