endear (oneself, someone, or something) to (someone or something)

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endear (oneself, someone, or something) to (someone or something)

To cause one feel affection for oneself, someone, or something. The puppy endeared himself to me the minute he crawled into my lap. I don't think this financial blunder will endear me to the boss.
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endear someone to someone or something

to cause someone to be cherished by someone else or a group. Her good humor endears her to all of us. Sally endears herself to everyone because she is so funny. She failed to endear herself to her husband's parents.
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As I don't want you to think that I am unduly partial to the girl we shall say that she failed decidedly to endear herself to that simple, virtuous and, I believe, teetotal household.
Although Carol, 52, entered the ITV reality show as a 33-1 outsider to win, she managed to endear herself to the nation by retaining her good humour and showing guts throughout.
Although Carol, aged 52, entered the ITV reality show as a 33-1 outsider to win, she managed to endear herself to the nation by retaining her good humour and showing guts throughout.
The 19-year-old singer, who is dating Welsh and Lions rugby hunk Gavin Henson, 23, was also described 'charmless' as she failed to endear herself to the local media.
Other than her alleged drop-dead looks, she has little to endear herself to Madriani or the reader.
However, the lady senator should tone down her ballistic and sporadic outbursts so that she will endear herself to the Filipinos, especially the masses.
Doing little to endear herself to readers, she tells British Vogue: "I know if you haven't thought about how you want to present a very packaged idea of yourself then it can seem like you lack ambition.
It seems like she has got a way to endear herself to the new breed of filmmakers.
When Everett finally arrives, the tension is palpable, and poor Meredith struggles to endear herself to her beau's other siblings Susannah (Reaser) and Thad (Giordano), who is deaf and gay.
Meredith struggles to endear herself to her beau's other siblings Susannah (Elizabeth Reaser) and Thad (Tyrone Giordano).
With her squawking voice and grating laugh, she seemed unlikely to endear herself to the British public, but became the 50/1 on favourite for victory.
With her squawking voice and grating laugh she seemed unlikely to endear herself to the British public, but became the 1-50 favourite.
Williams did little to endear herself to Capriati after claiming she was suffering from a stomach virus which forced her off in the third set.
Despite being treated exceptionally well by the Nutleys in her week off, Cheryl does nothing to endear herself to the people of Britain by then deciding to go on strike when she's asked to clean the living room again by her new masters in Lincolnshire.