jolly (one) along

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jolly (one) along

To encourage one (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.
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.
But what I found most interesting is how one little company, of its own accord and without much money, jollied along Lycoming and Precision Airmotive to come up with a fuel injection system for the IO-233.
The party leader jollied along the Sunday morning gathering, by displaying the Welsh dragon boxer shorts given him as a signed good luck charm for the general election by Lib Dem president Simon Hughes.
You can be creatively jollied along past the point of exhaustion.
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.
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."