lay some sweet lines on

lay some sweet lines on (one)

1. To speak charmingly or flatteringly to or about one, especially so as to persuade one of or to do something. The ambassador has been laying some sweet lines on the other country's military regime, aiming to reach some compromises and ease tensions in the region. The political outlet laid some sweet lines on the presidential hopeful in its endorsement of his campaign.
2. To say sweetly amorous things to one. We stayed up all night, with Tom laying some sweet lines on me as we watched the sun come up over the horizon.
See also: lay, line, on, sweet

lay some sweet lines on someone

 and put some sweet lines on someone
Sl. to speak kindly to someone; to soft-soap someone. I just laid some sweet lines on her, and she let me use her car. If you put some sweet lines on him, maybe he won't ground you.
See also: lay, line, on, sweet