Translation of ingratiate in Spanish:

ingratiate

congraciarse, v.

Pronunciation /ɪnˈɡreɪʃiˌeɪt//ɪnˈɡreɪʃɪeɪt/

reflexive verb

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    congraciarse
    to ingratiate oneself with sb congraciarse con algn
    • In reality, we were an unknown band who had actually come to this studio at this awful hour in hopes of ingratiating ourselves to the program director.
    • Counsel will do anything to ingratiate themselves with the Court, Mr Jackson.
    • Well, if the emphasis is on ingratiating themselves, I don't agree with that, because I think it's now seen very much in their interest to cooperate with us.
    • Darius is not shy of ingratiating himself to famous people.
    • Bradshaw wanted to work for the firm and his presence at the scene of the fire, which left two vehicles badly damaged, was a way of ingratiating himself by raising the alarm and acting like a hero.
    • We used to spend entire ‘layout weekends’ to get the school paper ready for press, oftentimes spending the entire weekend ingratiating ourselves on the hospitality of Phil and his family.
    • He says, ‘You don't know whether she was trying to ingratiate herself to other kids by doing favours.
    • But the carefully staged set-piece interview in the Times in which he came out had the feel of an ageing crooner desperate to ingratiate himself with the younger generation by bringing out a rap record.
    • By selling off heirlooms and ingratiating themselves with prison staff and exiled aristocrats the twins eventually secure his release.
    • A devious and impoverished loser smoothly ingratiates himself into the closed and sophisticated world of a family whose lifestyle he passionately covets.
    • Obsequiousness tends to refer to a desire to ingratiate oneself, and to win benefits through flattery.
    • There can be few more humiliating sights than a British prime minister ingratiating himself with his French and German counterparts.
    • There's nothing unusual about reporters ingratiating themselves to a source.
    • Make contacts, ingratiate yourself to people, impress them, charm them.
    • He spent much of that time ingratiating himself with the affluent.
    • She ingratiates herself into his life, about which she knows more than she should, or even could.
    • You could even be advised by the presiding judge to try and sell your efforts to barristers-at-law in any future court appearances and ingratiate yourself with the judiciary.
    • Kailash soon appears, threatening Madhu while ingratiating himself with Dimanji and flirting with the family's mischievous maid.
    • He portrays him as a slightly nerdish character who cleverly ingratiates himself with his fellow journalists with a supportive word here and considerate action there.
    • Of course, Ballard has always disdained or been uninterested in ingratiating himself with any kind of literary social scene.