They could well have been trying to curry favor
with the Israelis by attributing natural delays to a grand political ploy on their part.
A recurring theme throughout Burning Down My Masters' House is that Blair knows how to curry favor
with editors, so he gets plum assignments and his stories get good display in the paper.
He dedicated The Prince to Lorenzo Medici in an attempt to curry favor
with the restored ruler.
to curry favor
with promoters of the corn-based additive.
Then there's the chancellor's latest budget, brazenly geared toward the Old Left in what Blairites view as an effort to curry favor
among rank-and-file Labour Members of Parliament.
We don't have to curry favor
with it,'' the veteran lawmaker said.
Maybe he wants to curry favor
with the homosexual and gay folks who were picketing 2398 Pacific [the apartment building in which Whipple lived with her partner, Sharon Smith] and demanding justice for Diane Whipple.
once the nation's seventh-largest company, will appear in the annals of business infamy, not solely because the energy trading entity hid losses behind a string of limited partnerships involving company insiders and pumped millions into political campaigns to curry favor
in Washington, D.
And non-Jewish politicians have used the Holocaust to curry favor
with the numerically small but influential Jewish voters--note the solemn pronouncements of Presidents wearing yarmulkes to accentuate their anguished sympathy.
This hastily drawn-up policy, besides being a blatant attempt to curry favor
with voters who suspect Clinton may be "soft" on crime, looks like the opening salvo of an upcoming war on electronic civil liberties.
The new CEO can trust nobody because he or she knows nobody and everyone is trying to curry favor
Our government must no longer curry favor
with corporate giants and big business at the expense of working families.