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/ahng-kaht,?ɑ?kɑt/v. [Mal., lift, raise, carry up < mengangkat-angkat to flatter, over-praise]  Flatter; curry favour with; do things for a person to obtain privileges, a promotion, etcAlso transl. into Eng. asCarry.
2000Tee Hun ChingThe Sunday Times (Sunday Plus), 2 April, 14 I’m proud that I got my assignments through honest work. I don’t know how to angkat (Angkat is Malay for curry favour) people.Phrase: angkat bola/boh-lah, ?bolɑ?/ v. phr. [Mal. bola ball, apparently a reference to the testicles].  Also transl. into Eng. as Carry Balls.