English version

jolly somebody along

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishjolly somebody along phrasal verbHELPto try to make someone do something faster by encouraging them He jollied people along and got useful information out of them. jolly→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
jolly alongWhere Ken wanted to jolly the world along, Bernard wanted to push it and shove it for its own good.
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Verb table
jolly
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyjolly
he, she, itjollies
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyjollied
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave jollied
he, she, ithas jollied
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad jollied
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill jolly
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have jollied
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam jollying
he, she, itis jollying
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you, we, theyare jollying
Past
I, he, she, itwas jollying
you, we, theywere jollying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been jollying
he, she, ithas been jollying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been jollying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be jollying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been jollying
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