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flattery will get you nowhere

humorous saying used to ​tell someone that ​praise will not ​persuade you to do anything you do not ​want to do
(Definition of flattery will get you nowhere from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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