fawn over

fawn (all) over someone

Fig. to flatter someone or attend to someone excessively; to curry favor with someone. Please stop fawning all over the guests. You are embarrassing me. She always fawns over us when we visit.
See also: fawn, over
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Spokesman Tony Kenny said: "We've seen a lot of support for Peeping Fawn over the last few days and with Kieren Fallon in the saddle we wouldn't be surprised if he went off around an even-money chance.