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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I view the sport most days on television, and on the occasions I witness whip abuse I find it quite sickening, and it is something that surely needs to end if racing is to endear itself to the public.
The page layouts of the publication, she added, have been improved upon and made reader-friendlier to further endear itself to its ardent readers, both in the private and public sector.
'The doors have been opened,' said Scott, adding that staying true to a proud tradition and yet remaining relevant in the age of change makes these efforts to endear itself to diverse markets that much more exciting.
Now Mid Scotland and Fife MSP, Mark Ruskell, is urging the MDF and particleboard manufacturer to endear itself to residents.
He said the company had been able to endear itself to many Batswana and had remained relevant because of its strict adherence to quality control measures as well as to government requirements.
Unfortunately, a lackluster camera and high price saw the device fail to endear itself to critics.
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.