Definition of 'butter up'
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Then public sector workers use these public funds to butter up other public sector workers. The Sun (2013)How far do you go to butter up shareholders? Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was a glowing reference but maybe designed to butter up his opponent and take his edge away. The Sun (2012)I'm suspicious: is this a cheap trick to butter up a member of Her Majesty's press? Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Used Rarely. butter up is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of butter up from the Collins English Dictionary
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