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lick (someone's) ass

vulgar To flatter, fawn over, or eagerly agree with (someone, especially a person of higher authority) as a means of currying favor. Primarily heard in US. It's no wonder you're the teacher's favorite from the way you lick her ass! Look, it's just the nature of this business that sometimes you have to lick ass if you want to get ahead.
See also: ass, lick
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But what bothers me is the whingers who text and email you - if an election was called tomorrow, they would be the first to lick ass and vote Fianna Fail.