sweetening the deal was the prize Best secured for the winner: lunch with Jerry Yang, founder of Yahoo!
“sweetening the pot,” “upping the ante,” “showing your cards,” “folding your hand”—all those clichés stem from poker for a reason.
Freshly grated pear barely needs any sweetening, which is why we encourage you to make the pear puree yourself.
They gave us crystalized sugar, resembling rock candy, for sweetening purposes, but themselves drank tea without sugar or milk.
They were sweetening their own happiness with making the happiness of their children.
Lime, therefore, in sweetening a soil, prevents the formation of these poisonous compounds.
In sweetening the cream, allow a teacup of sugar to each quart.
This is an excellent contrivance for sweetening water at sea, and is well known in the navy.
We also stewed our tree-cranberries (Viburnum opulus), sweetening them with sugar.
At frequent intervals beds, chests, and bags were opened out and exposed to the sweetening influences of fresh air and sunshine.
To make something more attractive, esp more remunerative: Then they sweetened the offer by several thousand dollars (1896+ Cardplaying)