butter someone up是拍馬屁跟撒嬌差很多http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/butter-sb-up
..by Ru-Juen Huang
中英物語 / 中翻英 / Chinese to English Classroom 2016-04-17 10:21:00
中英物語 / 中翻英 / Chinese to English Classroom 2016-04-17 10:38:37
例如，You should butter up your dad to let you have a pet. 在這個例句裡，butter up 就有撒嬌的意思。
Charles Wang 2016-04-17 13:54:05
1. He/ she is being affectionate.2. My dog is resting his head on my lap.3. My cat is rubbing her head against me/ my leg.4. My daughter was trying to butter me up with a big hug and compliments.5. She was acting all helpless, hoping he would offer some money.
The statesman lashed ut at the corrupt government official.