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.
Currying favor with
his Religious Right listeners, he noted that the vote on so-called "partial birth abortion" came first when he started setting the Senate agenda because that reflects the priority he gives to "the sanctity of human life."
"Both of these appointments are about currying favor with
the furthest right-wing elements of Bush's campaign supporters," said Nadine Smith of gay rights group Equality Florida.
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.
As several temps point out, "I'm extremely well paid, I don't have to deal with the politics, pleasing the troops, or currying favor with
He is then persuaded to seek election to the consulship, though the thought of currying favor with
the masses repels him.