||be nice to, suck up to
||Butter him up before you ask to borrow his car.
|butter wouldn't melt in his mouth
||he is very calm and clear, he has an air of innocence,
cool, smooth talker
||When he's talking to voters, butter wouldn't melt in his mouth.
|button your lip
||do not tell anyone, on the QT
||Button your lip about the speeding ticket. Don't tell Dad.
||stop you and talk to you, corner you and bore you
||At the meeting, Al buttonholed me and asked me to vote Reform.
|buy a round
||buy a drink for everyone at the table, this one is on me
||When Gina was born, I bought a round for the team. Every player had a drink to honor our baby.
||believe and support, agree to support, come onside
||He will buy into our plan if the money goes to needy children.
||buy a business and all the inventory
||We knew his business was in debt, so we offered to buy him out.
||believe that, eat that
||He says he went to see his friends at the park. I can buy that.
|buy the farm
||die, kick the bucket, pass away
||"Where's Henry?" "Oh, he bought the farm years ago - died of cancer, eh."
||request time to plan, ask for extra time
||If we can just buy a little time, maybe the price will go down.