What had he done to ingratiate
himself with Uncle Ira?
The key plank of Salmond's manifesto, designed to ingratiate
him to the Googles, Amazons and Murdochs of the corporate world, was a post-referendum millstone that the party will be glad to be rid off.
David Owen Davies I DON'T know why they bother, it's clearly just a cynical attempt to ingratiate
for commercial gain.
According to the report, Rouhani has helped ingratiate
his country with the rest of the world by his forward-looking nature of his social media presence.
Fearing discovery of their corrupt goings-on, the town's unscrupulous councillors attempt to ingratiate
He has been known to ingratiate
himself with elderly or vulnerable people and stay at their homes.
I am sure some politicians make a conscious decision to ingratiate
themselves with journalists less likely to challenge so they can use them as a vehicle for their own PR.
Shw mae Cymru, croeso i'r Stadiwm Mileniwm," shouts Sir Paul McCartney, the first of many hilarious attempts to ingratiate
himself with the locals by speakingWelsh.
Civil servants were right to urge caution, but thanks to the charm of an actress, media hysteria and a Government anxious to ingratiate
itself with the electorate, the sole qualification now is that of serving four years with the Forces.
When Beaver tries to move to the river bank, Elephant and Pig give him a cold welcome--Beaver is a stranger, and to them, an intruder, despite his attempts to introduce and ingratiate
Some aristocratic British neighbors, whose daughter also died in the epidemic, persuade Rachel to impersonate their daughter and return to England to ingratiate
herself and themselves with a wealthy dying grandfather.
So I racked my brain working my fingers to the bone, got down on my hands and knees, and came up with a list of contract items the Democrats can use to ingratiate
themselves with their supposed base.
But Clifford failed to ingratiate
himself with the players or staff at St Marys, and was left to work with the club's academy players.
His personal assets--a keen wit, powerful intellect, decisiveness, and an athletic physique hardened by years of discipline--won him instant allegiance among the men he commanded and allowed him to ingratiate
himself with the masses.
It was a low-down, weaselly move by a man Maggie trusted and who, when she was in power, would have been the first to bow, scrape and ingratiate