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attract to

To entice and thus draw toward. A noun can be used between "attract" and "to." Watch out, bees are attracted to those flowers! A nice business card can attract a lot of new clients to your company. My sister has always been attracted to fashion.
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attract (someone or something) to (someone or something else)

to draw or pull someone or something to someone or something else. The poster attracted a large number of people to the concert. The shouting attracted a lot of attention from the people who were nearby.
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attract to

v.
1. To exert a force or influence on something that tends to draw it toward something else: Bright colors attract insects to flowers. Many different kinds of metal are attracted to magnets.
2. To arouse in someone or something an interest or desire for something else: I've always been attracted to movies from the 1960s.
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References in classic literature ?
The conversation and Bradley's assurance that the creature was not of supernatural origin helped to raise a trifle the spirits of the men; and then came another diversion in the form of ravenous meat-eaters attracted to the spot by the uncanny sense of smell which had apprised them of the presence of flesh, killed and ready for the eating.
The young girl's attention had been attracted to him for the last few moments; she had repeatedly turned her head towards him with uneasiness; she had even once come to a standstill, and taking advantage of a ray of light which escaped from a half-open bakery to survey him intently, from head to foot, then, having cast this glance, Gringoire had seen her make that little pout which he had already noticed, after which she passed on.
In Petersburg he now experienced the same feeling he had had on the eve of a battle, when troubled by anxious curiosity and irresistibly attracted to the ruling circles where the future, on which the fate of millions depended, was being shaped.
IN the light of Donald Trump's recent remarks relating to his ability to attract certain women have we forgotten the following; men are often attracted to women by their beauty, their figure, flirtatiousness, coyness and sometimes even secrecy and these attributes also attract women to men.
Lim and Greenfield are also exploring whether female moths are attracted to other females' pheromones.
Of these, 15 firms were newly attracted to Lower Manhattan.
SYGMA is indicative of the nationally ranked firms that are attracted to Lancaster,'' Mayor Frank Roberts said.
But there are others who do not feel a great need to get away from the world and are not going to be attracted to a church that presents itself that way.
Thousands of the buyers and investors are attracted to the area by metropolitan living with average prices well below those of other major metropolitan areas in the United States.
Early on, Yahoo's team (top-to-bottom) was comprised of people that were attracted to an early-stage growth company.
Butterflies will be attracted to almost any brightly colored flower, but they do have their favorites.
House and fruit flies are attracted to the indoors because of food.
Mosquitoes like cool, moist places; are attracted to blue: tend to bite at twilight; and favor males.
More people are attracted to a stock that they can buy for $50 than a stock that would cost them $100.