n [U] insincere praise 奉承; 恭维话
*With a little flattery I might persuade him to do the job. 我说几句好听的, 也许能说服他去做这工作.
* (saying 谚) Flattery will get you nowhere, ie I will not be influenced by your flattering remarks. 你恭维奉承也无济于事.
praise that you do not really mean
flattery will get you nowhere/everywhere
used humorously when someone has praised you and you want to say that you will help them or not help them
1. He is susceptible to flattery. 他易受奉承的影响。