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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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I love the gallery," and thus have endeared herself to the young man.
"Louise also endeared herself to everyone by looking after William and Kate's children when they were up here," the source said.A
Soft-spoken yet firm, always empathetic to people's problems, she was unique in many ways and endeared herself to the public always," Hema Malini said in a tweet.
While the 7-year-old actress endeared herself to Marvel fans with her 'I love you 3,000' line, she said in Instagram on Saturday, June 22 that she faces bullying.
Despite this, the young comedienne endeared herself to Filipinos more and, in the last few years, has managed to patiently climb the ladder of success, developing and improving her talent and craft, venturing into other endeavors, widening her horizon, and achieving recognition for all her efforts.
figure By NDUNGU GACHANE A woman from Kangema in Murang'a County has endeared herself to residents through her initiative of "saving a generation" by assisting drug addicts leave the vice and venture into agri-business.At the same time, Julia Nyokabi is helping the reformed addicts get spouses and pay dowry.
Billed as "Cardiff's Youngest Swimmer", little Kitty, who couldn't have been more than four, endeared herself to spectators with her skilful swimming act.
She was a prolific columnist who endeared herself to Dawn's readers with fascinating insights into the lives of the rich and famous through a weekly column, Creme de la creme, which this newsApaper published for well over a decade.
She has endeared herself to social media users with her witty remarks on political issues.
she set a standard of excellence that was unmatched."<br />Or, as Brennan summed up her life's experience in October 2015, "I had a barrel of fun and if anybody calls that work they're crazy."<br />Her speech when Commander's Palace won the second James Beard award for outstanding service was equally succinct and self-deprecating: "I accept this award for every damn captain and waiter in the country."<br />"The entire auditorium rose to its feet for a standing ovation as my mother endeared herself to anyone who has ever set a table or taken an order," her daughter, Ti Adelaide Martin, wrote in the introduction to their book "Miss Ella of Commander's Palace."<br />Brennan didn't inherit her mother's talent for cooking.
With the many awards that her films have received from award-giving bodies both here and abroad, Go has hogged the limelight and endeared herself to local stars and directors.
Moved to the Safari Park in 1975, the zoo said: "Over her 42 years at the Park, she endeared herself to guests and staff alike.
She has endeared herself to the people in the village and, as she walks down a street with her mum, she is greeted by many and stops to make conversation and show them some new possession of hers.
So, let's allow Black to be remembered as a great entertainer, who endeared herself to millions.
Along with thrilling gig-goers, the generous US star certainly endeared herself to locals - by forking out on their taxi fares.