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    toady to vs flatter

    Hi,

    Some of his students are ( flattering / toadying to ) him to get a good grade on math.

    Which is more natural?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: toady to vs flatter

    Quote Originally Posted by taked4700 View Post
    Hi,

    Some of his students are ( flattering / toadying to ) him to get a good grade on math.

    Which is more natural?

    Thanks in advance.
    Neither one is very natural.

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    Re: toady to vs flatter

    Thank you, Bhaisahab.

    So, would you be kind enough to tell me the adequate verb in this context?

    Thanks in advance.

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