Phrasal Verbs With 'Soften'

We have 2 phrasal verb definition related to 'soften'.

Soften up

Meaning:

Weaken

Example:

The bombardment SOFTENED UP their defenses; I think we can move in tomorrow.

Soften up

Meaning:

Do things to please someone in the hope that they will do what you want

Example:

I paid for everything to SOFTEN them UP before they made the decision.


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