(=inducement) carotte f → Higher education grants are a carrot with which to entice students
carrot and stick , carrot-and-stick
[approach, policy, tactics] alternant la carotte et le bâton
→ This carrot-and-stick approach has paid off
→ The government is proclaiming a carrot-and-stick approach to the problem.
to use a carrot and stick approach manier la carotte et le bâton
→ Congress wants to use a carrot and stick approach to force both sides to negotiate
n gâteau m à la carotte