flattery gets someone nowhere

Definition of flattery gets someone nowhere

  1. —used to say that someone is not successful in doing or getting something by using praise that is not sincere Flattery got him nowhere in the end.

Word by Word Definitions

flatteryplay
  1. :  the act or practice of flattering

    :  something that flatters

    :  insincere or excessive praise

getplay gets
  1. :  to gain possession of

    :  to receive as a return :  earn

    :  to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. :  something begotten:

    :  offspring

    :  the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. :  a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

    :  a bill of divorce

    :  a religious divorce by Jewish law

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

nowhereplay
  1. :  not in or at any place

    :  to no place

  1. :  a nonexistent place

    :  an unknown, distant, or obscure place or state

  1. :  of or relating to a remote or relatively unknown location


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