Poor old Uncle Silas--why, it's pitiful, him trying to curry favor
that way--so hard pushed and poor, and yet hiring that useless Jubiter Dunlap to please his ornery brother."
"I might have expected naught better from a turncoat foreign knave such as thee, who once joined in the councils of De Montfort, and then betrayed his friends to curry favor
with the King."
They have heard he isn't coming and they think to curry favor
with the great man by stopping away.
Taoyuan City goes the extra mile to curry favor
with international tourists by rolling out Taiwan's first free luggage delivery service from Taoyuan International Airport to 30 designated hotels in the city, beginning from now on.
Secretary of State Pompeo earlier indicated that it may take a couple more days to get to the bottom of the Khashoggi affair, though he wants them to wrap it up and for Prince MBS to "take ownership." Yet, crude oil remains lower amid speculation that the Saudis will have pump their way out of the crisis to curry favor
. Yields are following suit lower, with the benchmark 10-year yield dipping from over 3.215% earlier to 3.17%.
Isidro then gave a warning: 'But if you do so to curry favor
to one who's clearly inept (and with dwindling numbers), advice lang: rethink your strategy.
CEO Jack Ma in China, looking to curry favor
with the Internet giant ahead of it planned $15 billion IPO.
"District governors lied about the implementation of the indicative plan to curry favor
with the government.
Many in Iran have been very suspicious of Russia and accusations that Russia was dragging its feet to curry favor
with the Americans have been commonplace over the years.
In fact, the only good I could see is that the fellows seemed to enjoy the liberal beverage service and the excel lent meals that were provided on these flights, which, while paid for by the media owners, were arranged by a White House staff eager to curry favor
among the reporters who cover the president.
Bush, eager to curry favor
with his conservative religious constituency, dispatched Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to the meeting.