wine and dine someone

wine and dine

To entertain someone with lavish meals, typically in order to gain their favor in some way, either personally or professionally. This guy is our ideal candidate for the job, so be sure to wine and dine him tonight. Your father likes to say he won me over by wining and dining me—but really he just took me out for cheeseburgers.
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wine and dine someone

entertain someone by offering them drinks or a meal.
See also: and, dine, someone, wine