Definition of soft-soap verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

soft-soap

 verb
verb
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Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they soft-soap
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he / she / it soft-soaps
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past simple soft-soaped
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past participle soft-soaped
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-ing form soft-soaping
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soft-soap somebody (informal) to say nice things to somebody in order to persuade them to do something

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