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pander to sb/sth

phrasal verb with pander uk   /ˈpæn.dər/  us   /-dɚ/ verb
to do or ​provideexactly what a ​person or ​groupwants, ​especially when it is not ​acceptable, ​reasonable, or ​approved of, usually in ​order to get some ​personaladvantage: It's not good the way she panders to his every ​whim. Political ​leadersalmostinevitably pander to ​bigbusiness.
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