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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He scored on his debut against Newcastle, which is a good way to endear yourself to the Boro faithful, and went on to score 16 goals in all competitions as Boro qualified for the UEFA Cup for the second season in succession.
The wording of the email, should not endear yourself to the potential employer.
Although you probably won't endear yourself to the controller, you also won't get lost or violate your taxi clearance.
English actually said to Hamish was "You gay men are always dying your hair." Not a way to endear yourself to the local cop.
EASTENDERS BBC1, 7.30pm KATHY should have realised that faking her own death was going to be thrown back in her face at some point - not the best way to endear yourself to your family.
Free There's no better way to endear yourself to the locals than by learning their language.
Depending upon your choice, you can endear yourself to the public by fighting a high and mighty enemy.
THERE can be no better way in racing to endear yourself to a future father-in-law than by winning him one of the most valuable sprints of the season - and that is just what jockey Tom Eaves managed when Brando gave Kevin Ryan a fourth Ayr Gold Cup.
You endear yourself to someone close by your straight talk and frank opinions.
The way to endear yourself to colleagues--and to get noticed by senior management--is not to talk more about yourself and your plans but, rather, to ask engaging and inspiring questions.
The singer made several references to Worcester, which is always a good way to endear yourself to the local crowd.
Joining a battle only to repeatedly blow yourself up with your own grenades isn't exactly the best way to endear yourself to the rest of an online team.
Squash may go early, but the pumpkins won't get picked until just before Halloween, giving you a month or two to hunt the pumpkin patch and endear yourself to a farmer.