curry favour


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Synonyms for curry favour

seek favor by fawning or flattery

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So she needs to stop pretending she lives the life of the people who watch her TV shows in order to curry favour with them.
Maersk's key competitors for Al-Shaheen all have assets in Qatar, so must be seen to at least attempt to "curry favour" with Qatar Petroleum by making a decent bid even if they are not really interested
Ms Eagle suggested the tax cuts for the rich were to curry favour with his own side.
As protestors gathered outside Parliament, Education Minister Nick Boles told Labour MPs: "In opposition, a party takes the irresponsible route, in an attempt to curry favour with the National Union of shroud-wavers - I mean, students."
J.C., Paisley LORD Advocate Frank Mulholland got it so wrong in trying to curry favour with the public by deciding there would be no charges against Harry Clarke before all the facts were known.
Police obviously wanted a pizza the action but denied trying to curry favour with the public.
It is cheap to try to score political points or curry favour by making unrealistic demands.
David Cameron and wife Samantha's decision to dine at upmarket Diwan Balti in Moseley failed to curry favour with the city-born creator of TV show Citizen Khan, who dubbed the establishment 'unauthentic'.
What price that one of the intrepid trio tries to curry favour with the crowd by announcing the latest scores in the style of a best man at a wedding?
I WAS very surprised by the Daily Post comment that the city council has not "gone out of its way to curry favour with Tesco" by opposing a number of projects that company is involved in.
How can President Obasanjo play such political games in order to curry favour with the West to the detriment of peace in Africa?
When their ancient church was found to be falling apart, parishioners had no other choice but to curry favour with their neighbours.
Talk about trying not to curry favour with the party faithful.
IF there's one way to curry favour with your favourite charity, it's by making a donation.
Instead, says Ms Walsh, only the wealthy would give gifts at new year, not Christmas, to curry favour among those in powerful positions.