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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It wasn't until I played a few games in defence that I started to endear myself to Everton fans and show I was worthy of a place in the team, wherever it might be.
So the best way I could endear myself to my new team-mates was to go drinking with them before and during the trip home on the sleeper from Devon.
I probably didn't endear myself to one or two people but if you take a job like this on, you have to take the rough with the smooth.
I could endear myself to people with certain words or looks.
I didn't endear myself to the crowd too much," reflected Weston.
Sasha, you know, I think maybe to endear myself to her, she - she decided she wanted to join a basketball team," Obama said on NBC.
Celebration: used to run the length of the park to do a Klinsmann dive to endear myself to the Ross County fans when we played Inverness.
He said: "During my spell with Kilwinning I didn't endear myself to the Talbot support who regarded us as fierce rivals.
They've already joined some clubs, and Sasha, I think maybe endear myself to her, she decided to join a basketball team.
My objective is to be the king of the Premiership and endear myself to all the fans of all the clubs.
Normally it is a spur of the moment thing but I don't think I'll endear myself to the Rangers supporters if I go as mad as I did last weekend.