jolly (someone) into (doing) (something)(redirected from jollied them into something)
jolly (someone) into (doing) (something)
To persuade or encourage someone to do something, especially in a positive, cheerful manner. I was getting disheartened writing my first novel, but my husband jollied me into finishing it. I'd been feeling pretty low after my breakup with Tina, so I'm glad my friends jollied me into a weekend away in Los Vegas.
See also: jolly
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