massage someone's ego

idiom

: to say things that make someone feel important and proud
He gained the friendship of powerful politicians by massaging their egos.

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“Massage someone's ego.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/massage%20someone%27s%20ego. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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