jolly along

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jolly along (third-person singular simple present jollies along, present participle jollying along, simple past and past participle jollied along)

  1. (idiomatic, informal) To make (someone) happy or compliant, as by encouragement or flattery.
    When there was a shipping delay, the salesman jollied the purchasing agent along to keep him from canceling the order.