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.
She is an affectionate child and will endear herself to all who meet her.
Whether Clinton continues in failing to endear herself to the electorate remains to be seen, but she lacks in buckets the warmth and charisma her husband Bill oozes to this day.
Whether Clinton continues in failing to endear herself to the electorate remains to be seen but she lacks in buckets the warmth and charisma her husband Bill oozes to this day.
But Joan will endear herself to any reader who likes stories about intelligent, headstrong young women finding their way through trial and error.
Ivy will endear herself to young readers not seeking originality.
However, the lady senator should tone down her ballistic and sporadic outbursts so that she will endear herself to the Filipinos, especially the masses.
Appearing under her stage name Pearly Queen Lottie, Althea failed to win over judges Simon Cowell, Brummie Sharon Osbourne and Louis Walsh, but did endear herself to millions of viewers.
Sarhan is portrayed clad in fatigues on these billboards, an appearance slammed by her detractors as a bid to endear herself to Egyptian revolutionaries and the military rulers.
Given her electoral success after renaming districts, Mayawati must be hoping to endear herself to the Dalits in his constituency.
IF Abi Titmuss wanted to endear herself to the viewing nation on You Can't Fire Me I'm Famous, she right royally failed.
Susie has done nothing to endear herself to the public since entering the house as the 'golden ticket' winner but initially managed to escape her housemates' wrath by making herself the mother of the group.
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.