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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We're going to endear ourselves to everyone we meet," he said.
If we could endear ourselves to the British and Scottish public and perform for the Queen, that would be amazing.
We might not endear ourselves to anyone, but we'll likely be around after the landing to discuss it.
If we can't run a machine and can't meet the input required, we don't endear ourselves to our customers very well.
That, recall, was supposed to endear ourselves to this dictatorship.
So rather than even try to prevail in that contest, we decide the surest way to endear ourselves to readers is to give them even more of somebody who is an icon in the community and in his profession.