One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘they suck up to him, hanging on to his every word’
grovel, creep, toady, be obsequious, be servile, be sycophantic, kowtow, bow and scrape, play up, truckle
fawn on, curry favour with, dance attendance on
informal bootlick, lick someone's boots, be all over, fall all over, butter up, rub up the right way, keep sweet
British vulgar slang kiss someone's arse, lick someone's arse
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