He likes to sweeten the negotiations with a little food, drink, and social lubrication, no matter the circumstances.
Right now your company likes to sweeten the pot by paying you in tax-deductible fringe benefits, including corporate junkets.
sweeten the cocoa with the sugar, adding more or less according to your taste.
You can reuse the syrup to sweeten tea or make another batch of apple chips.
That educated lingo is used to sweeten biscuits so moldy no one should be expected to swallow them.
There's a lot like Gubbins, an' one has to try an' sweeten 'em a bit once a week or so.
Are there not here drops of honey to sweeten the bitter cup?
sweeten a pint of cream with powdered white sugar—set it on a few coals.
All the perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this little hand.
Break five eggs in a basin, sweeten them with castor sugar, pour in a sherry glassful of rum.
To make something more attractive, esp more remunerative: Then they sweetened the offer by several thousand dollars (1896+ Cardplaying)