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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The Prophet, sallallhu 'alayhi wasallam, said: "He has perfect faith: a person who loves for the sake of Allh, hates for the sake of Allh, gives for the sake of Allh and withholds for the sake of Allh." Cheerfulness and good manners No doubt, good manners and kindness are among the most important things that endear one to others.
In context, Meg Ryan's accent comes across as extremely modern American, and the little snits and petulant displays favored by the young lady do little to endear one to her.