fawn on/upon sb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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fawn on/upon sb

phrasal verb with fawn uk   /fɔːn/  us   /fɑːn/ verb
If an ​animal such as a ​dogfawns on/upon you, it is very ​friendly towards you and ​rubs itself against you.
(Definition of fawn on/upon sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fawn on/upon sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) (动物)讨好(某人),向(某人)摇尾乞怜…
in Chinese (Traditional) (動物)討好(某人),向(某人)搖尾乞憐…
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