Do you know the English expression “to fish for a compliment“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?
Judy: Anna looked beautiful last night, but she kept saying she looked bad.
Marcy: She was fishing for a compliment. She always says bad things about herself when she dresses up.
Does it mean:
a) try to make someone say something nice about you
b) try to make someone say you look like a fish
c) go fishing
d) try to make people feel bad about themselves
The answer is below!↓
Answer: a) try to make someone say something nice about you