Other people would say so, and would allege that he was currying favor with
Bulstrode for the sake of making himself important and getting on in the world.
He was as selfish as they, probably more so, he conceded, but he hoped he would never reach the point of currying favor with
anyone, even God.
Critics said Christie vetoed the bill because he wants to be president and was currying favor with
the powerful pork industry in Iowa, which holds the first presidential nominating contest.
We talked about that (Sunday) morning, about currying favor with
the officials, rather than exacerbating our position, which we've been doing lately,'' Jackson said, ``and on the road, you really don't want to do that, because they're human, somewhat, and they will make retaliatory (calls) in response to that.
Hillary Clinton has been accused of currying favor with
Jewish voters by supporting an undivided Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Loans issued at below-market rates created a brisk business in currying favor with
Judging from reviews of the politically advantageous titles Murdoch has seen fit to print, currying favor with
readers is not as high a priority.
Using the advantages of incumbency, of currying favor with
corporations and unions through awarding billions of dollars worth of contracts and of the campaign financing such favor can easily drum up, ``you can build your own little fiefdom, and the other supervisors won't generally interfere,'' Skinnell said.
Administrators spent more time attending meetings and currying favor with
the press than finding out whether their programs were doing what they should.