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"lick sb's boots" in British English

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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!
(Definition of lick sb's boots from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lick sb's boots”
in Chinese (Simplified) 对(某人)阿谀奉承,对(某人)溜须拍马…
in Chinese (Traditional) 對(某人)阿諛奉承,對(某人)拍馬屁…
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