Sep 242014
 

BBC Learning English: The English We Speak – Butter up: when you say you’ll ‘butter someone up’, you mean you’ll be especially nice to them in the hope they’ll do something good for you in return.

Feifei needs to be nice to her landlady in order to prevent a rise in her rent. Finn suggests that she butters up the woman. How can she do this? Listen to the programme to find out.

 

 

The English We Speak – Butter up Transcript Video

 

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