pour honey in (one's) ear(redirected from pour honey in someone's ear)
pour honey in (one's) ear
To say something that one would like to hear, whether or not it is the truth. Don't just pour honey in my ear—tell me the truth! The CEO has been surrounded by so many advisors pouring honey in his ear that he doesn't have any idea of how to actually run the company properly.
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