curry favor[ kur-ee, kuhr-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF curry favor
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CURRY FAVOR
I came to the academy to learn, and not to curry favor with him.
She was like a dog which after a whipping tries to curry favor with its master.
The wolf does not curry favor with the sheep-dog when it hungers for a lamb.
You estrange my own child from me to curry favor with the future king.
It was necessary for Lubinka to curry favor with the chief of police.
I asked him straight out if it was to curry favor with the frat.
They would say that you planned the whole thing to curry favor.
"I did not come here to curry favor with your people, padre," I replied.
It's just to curry favor with the hofficers, it's me own hopinion.
To curry favor with these, tens of millions profess to have done the same.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CURRY FAVOR
- be at beck and call
- be obsequious
- be servile
- buddy up
- butter up
- cater to
- cave in to
- curry favor
- fall all over
- fall on one's knees
- honey up
- lay it on
- lick boots
- make up to
- pay court
- play up to