transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- [colloquial/familiar] engatusar [colloquial/familiar], camelar (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar] to sweet-talk sb
into -ingengatusar or (Spain/España) camelar a algn para que+ subjunctive/subjuntivo[colloquial/familiar] he tried to sweet-talk me into signing the contract intentó engatusarme or (in Spain also/en España también) camelarme para que firmara el contrato [colloquial/familiar]
noun/nombre (sweet talk) ( also sweet talking)uncountable/no numerable
- [colloquial/familiar] zalamerías (feminine plural)
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
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