brown-nose


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flatter with the intention of getting something

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It was the same the other day when Gordon Brown showed he could hit a tennis ball over a net: did the brown-nose brigade have to cheer so inanely?
And it comes in 81 great colors, including Colorado Black-n-Blue, School Buss Yellow and Jim Brown-Nose Gray?
Then I wised up realising that it would, without doubt, quickly become the Order of the Brown-Envelope Brown-Nose.
But] your question provides me with an uncanny opportunity to brown-nose.
The exception, of course, is the BBC, where anyone you want to brown-nose probably works just a few corridors away, although it does mean that bizarre and extraordinary lengths have to be gone to for secret liaisons.