fawn (all) over (one)

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fawn (all) over (one)

To flatter and fuss over one. Any time that famous singer comes here, people can't help themselves— they just start fawning all over her.
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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.
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Now, as the Archbishop of Canterbury prepares to officiate at his reburial tomorrow, some are calling for the British establishment to end its fawning over someone who most likely was a cruel and callous man.