jolly (someone) along

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jolly (someone) along

To encourage someone (to do something), especially in a positive, cheerful manner. I was getting disheartened writing my first novel, but my husband jollied me along to finish it.
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An hour feels slightly too long - perhaps 45 minutes would have been a better slot - but it's all jollied along with plenty of images of cakes and biscuits that look too perfect to be true.
Abrasive comedy, jollied along by an excellent John Lurie score, has a lot of laughs at LA's expense - rather more, truth be told, than were on offer in Elmore Leonard's original story.
was interspersed with Purcell and it came as a relief to hear his Fantasia 'Upon one note' jollied along with a pleasing drone and shifting harmonies; short but sweet.
On the palate there was a very masculine style to the cognac with the spice continuing to barrel through jollied along by clove notes.
But as your email shows, it's the way they treat their penis almost like a pet which has to be jollied along and complimented.
And while Nick Barber's idealistic Ralph Clark keeps the cons jollied along with desperate enthusiasm, it's hardly a summer holiday.
You can be creatively jollied along past the point of exhaustion.
He added: "If a vote doesn't happen before the election, then I think people like myself heading up significant industrial operations will find it hard to be jollied along with promises of euro membership in the future.
46 Person who loves his or her country (7) 48 Jollied along (9)
On the palate this pink Bordeaux has a pleasing entry from the soft, strawberry fruit, and this is jollied along by the pleasing lick of acidity.