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Definition of 'curry favour'

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His attempts to curry favour are disastrous. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The little lieutenant rushed forward, eager to curry favour with his superior. Aldiss, Brian Somewhere East of Life (1994)To curry favour with the company bigwigs, he allows them to use his apartment for illicit affairs. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A naturally modest man, he did not seek recognition or attempt to curry favour. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is a risk that councillors could use the power to curry favour with people unhappy with the closure of their local hospital, for example. Times, Sunday Times (2007)

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