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lick sb's boots

(offensive lick sb's arse/ass) informal
to try very hard to please someone in authority, usually in order to get an advantage: He needn't expect me to go licking his boots!
Translations of “lick sb's boots”
in Chinese (Traditional) 對(某人)阿諛奉承,對(某人)拍馬屁…
in Chinese (Simplified) 对(某人)阿谀奉承,对(某人)溜须拍马…
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