123 Chinese Idioms (成语), 100 from the Singapore Primary School Curriculum List—more soon!
huā yán qiǎo yǔ
Literal Meaning 字面意思
Flowery language, artful words
Pleasant-sounding but inconsequential or even deceitful words; sycophantic words
Similar English Idioms 相似英文习语
Sweet talk; smooth talker; pleasantries; sweet nothings; blarney; fawning; buttering someone up
哇！这个卖包子的擅长说花言巧语，光靠这张嘴，就让他的客人源源不绝！ Wow, that bao seller is so good at sweet-talking the customers. He keeps the customers coming just with his blarney alone!