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curry favor

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to use flattery or the doing of favors in order to win approval especially from a superior
  • She would bring in snacks in an attempt to curry favor with the jefe.

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The first known use of curry favor was in 1557

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“Curry favor.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/curry%20favor. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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