put some sweet lines on someone
put some sweet lines on (one)
1. To speak charmingly or flatteringly to or about one, especially so as to persuade one of something or to do something. The ambassador has been putting 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 putting some sweet lines on me as we watched the sun come up over the horizon.
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put some sweet lines on someoneverb
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
- (one) could use (something)
- (one) never would have guessed
- (one's) heart is set on (something)
- (one) doesn't give a rip (about something)
- (one) doesn't give a hoot (about something)
- (one) won't hear of (something)
- (one) could stand (something)
- (I) wouldn't (do something) if I were you
- all right
- a fast talker