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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FEEDBACKbrAnd while the private sector has always seized the platform created to endear itself to the second layer of government and market their goods and services, to the civil society, these meetings provide an extraordinary opportunity to give feedback on service delivery by county governments.
Hutch American Kitchen & Bar hopes to endear itself to a neighborhood with classic American cuisine and a bar that pours coffee by day and cocktails at night.
The head of state said his administration will endear itself to fostering the country's economy based on four main issues which emerged as the country's main concerns during the campaign period.
Chief executive, Peter Flavel, said that the bank is looking at ways to endear itself to young customers.
Extell also didn't endear itself to residents after it demolished the Pathmark supermarket that occupied the property.
The powerful dual-speakers on Aqua Music make it a perfect companion for the music lovers, and its competitive pricing will endear itself to all smartphone buyers," statedMr.
OPENING CEREMONY A ONE TO FORGET The FA Cup's status and relevance is in decline but the competition's showpiece event did little to endear itself to fans with a farcical pre-match ceremony.
When you have a car efficient enough to be able to put tax benefitin-kind cash back in your pay packet, and one clever enough to enable you to email, tweet and text on the move, you have one that's going to endear itself to plenty of people, especially as it's British-built.
However, Kirklees Council will not endear itself to the public, nor to its employees, by its increased co-operation with the closure of public services and the selling of public assets.
When you have a car efficient enough to be able to put benefit-in-kind tax savings in your pay packet, and one clever enough to enable you to email, tweet and text on the move, you have one that's going to endear itself to plenty of people, especially as it's British-built.
It is also a car that will - endear itself to fleet managers - just right for the aspiring young executive.
It proves that a movie doesn't need big stars to endear itself to viewers.
The UAE hopes that its football strategy will not only enhance UAE recognition in multiple segments of American society across the country but will also endear itself to them in a bid to ensure that as the country is targeted for its human and labour rights record, voters may persuade members of Congress to adopt a softer line.
The UAE hopes that its soccer strategy will not only enhance UAE recognition in multiple segments of American society across the country but will also endear itself to them in a bid to ensure that as the country is targeted for its human and labour rights record, voters may persuade members of Congress to adopt a softer line.
In a move which will not endear itself to the club's many supporters outside the Second City, the county will take that city's name in county cricket's Friday-night slogfest.