Translation: from english

to sweeten the pill

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  • sweeten the pill — sweeten/sugar the pill phrase to make something unpleasant easier to accept To sweeten the pill, the company will introduce a range of new performance related bonuses. Thesaurus: to reduce, or to remove the bad effects of somethingsynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sweeten the pill — ► sugar (or sweeten) the pill make an unpleasant or painful necessity more palatable. Main Entry: ↑pill …   English terms dictionary

  • sweeten the pill — British, American & Australian, American to make something bad seem less unpleasant. The government have cut income tax to sweeten the pill of a tough budget …   New idioms dictionary

  • sugar/sweeten the pill — to make an unpleasant thing less difficult to accept or deal with Faster service may sugar the pill of higher fees. • • • Main Entry: ↑pill …   Useful english dictionary

  • sugar (or sweeten) the pill — make an unpleasant or painful necessity more palatable. → pill …   English new terms dictionary

  • sugar the pill — To compensate somewhat for an unpleasant prospect, unwelcome imposition, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑sugar * * * sweeten/sugar the pill phrase to make something unpleasant easier to accept To sweeten the pill, the company will introduce a range of new …   Useful english dictionary

  • sugar the pill — ► sugar (or sweeten) the pill make an unpleasant or painful necessity more palatable. Main Entry: ↑pill …   English terms dictionary

  • sugar the pill — British, American & Australian, American to make something bad seem less unpleasant. The government have cut income tax to sweeten the pill of a tough budget …   New idioms dictionary

  • pill — ► NOUN 1) a small round mass of solid medicine for swallowing whole. 2) (the Pill) a contraceptive pill. ► VERB ▪ (of knitted fabric) form small balls of fluff on its surface. ● a bitter pill Cf. ↑a bitter pill …   English terms dictionary

  • pill — [ pıl ] noun count * a small piece of solid medicine that you swallow with water: sleeping/contraceptive/vitamin pills take a pill: Did you remember to take your pills this morning? pill for: The doctor prescribed some pills for the pain. a. the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • The Adventure of the Final Problem — is a short story by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his detective character Sherlock Holmes. It was first published in Strand Magazine in December 1893. It appears in book form as part of the collection The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes . Conan Doyle… …   Wikipedia

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