- v. 取悦；迎合；讨好
gain favor with somebody by deliberate efforts
- She quickly sought to ingratiate herself with the new administration.
- She tried to ingratiate herself with the director in the hope of getting promotion.
- He never ingratiate himself with his boss.
- I used to be upset by these attempts to ingratiate.
He never ingratiated himself anywhere,..but kept to himself.出自： D. H. Lawrence
Courtiers who had once flattered and fawned on him hastened to ingratiate themselves with the new power behind the throne.出自： M. M. Kaye