charm offensive


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charm offensive

n
a concentrated attempt to gain favour or respectability by conspicuously cooperative or obliging behaviour
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charm offensive

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Since his Barisan Nasional coalition's shock defeat in the May 9 general election last year, Najib who remains Pekan MP has gone on a charm offensive, styling himself a 'people's champion' while trolling the ruling Pakatan Harapan.
The Premier League champions will meet with Sane (far left) and his advisers this week to offer him a bumper new contract worth PS150,000 a week after Bayern Munich launched a public charm offensive to take the Germany international back to the Bundesliga.
Why NATO's chief is on a US charm offensive Andrew Hammond March 30, 2019 18:00 US President Donald Trump (L) and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
Rio De Janeiro - Dubai: Israel, in the past few years, has launched a global charm offensive, aimed specifically at Latin American countries.
Summary: Beijing is shifting from bullying to a charm offensive especially as it vies for more influence
That is why the expression "charm offensive" may sound in one's ear like a self-contradiction.
Chinese leaders are ramping up a charm offensive with U.S.
Deputy President William Ruto yesterday promised Mombasa residents Sh450 million development projects in a charm offensive.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's charm offensive and diplomatic overtures have raised a question: Is he really changing his leadership style and his policy of building a nuclear arsenal and achieving economic growth at the same time?
North Korea is only months away from obtaining the capability to hit US territory with a nuclear weapon and must be disarmed, a US envoy said on Tuesday, dismissing Pyonyang's diplomatic thaw with South Korea as a "charm offensive" that fooled no one.
a CHARM offensive is on the MARCH MY goodness, what A bloom of flowers in MAY JU (Judy again) met LY (Lionel) in JULY my PET liked the dying EMBERS in cold SEPTEMBER he must MOVE the BREN gun in NOVEMBER he wants to BURY his FEAR of dying in FEBRUARY AL let RIP in APRIL JU (short for Judy) visited the N.E.