cosy up to somebody


cosy up to somebody
ˌcosy ˈup to sb derived
(BrE) (NAmE ˌcozy ˈup to sb) (informal) to act in a friendly way towards sb, especially sb who will be useful to you

The prime minister has recently been cosying up to the trade unions.

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