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sweetheart contract

noun
1.
a contract made through collusion between management and labor representatives containing terms beneficial to management and detrimental to union workers.
Also called sweetheart agreement.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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sweeten someone up

verb phrase
  1. To bribe or otherwise recompense someone in exchange for something: He had to sweeten the cops up even after he had the license
  2. To flatter and cajole someone; SUCK UP TO someone: He sweetened the audience up a little by praising the town (1950s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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