curry favor with (one)

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curry favor with (one)

To ingratiate oneself to someone Flattery won't work; the only way of currying favor with him is through hard work.
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curry favor with someone

to try to win favor from someone. The lawyer tried to curry favor with the judge. It's silly to curry favor with the boss. Just act yourself.
See also: curry, favor
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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.