They ingratiate themselves with the Nationalists instead of supporting their own.
Patricia Kluge tried to ingratiate herself with her neighbor the queen, but was continually snubbed.
What motivated that leak though was a need to ingratiate himself to the people of Hong Kong and China.
Perhaps he hopes to ingratiate himself with the Taliban as US and Western influence wanes.
Democrats, who sense military misgivings, try to fudge the differences in order to ingratiate themselves.
In fact, there were one or two of his acquaintances in Clearfield to whom he went out of his way to ingratiate himself.
Both parties tried to ingratiate themselves with the natives.
Living as he does with Mr. Jennings, he will naturally try to ingratiate himself with him, and stand first in his esteem.
No man is more formed to ingratiate himself with her than Melbourne.
It will pay you much better to please Opportunity in general than to ingratiate yourself with any person in particular.