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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This is much needed, particularly during the term of the PTI government, which has not endeared itself to voters.
He added that it had endeared itself to Batswana and transformed their lives in many ways.
Over the years, Mitsubishi has endeared itself to drivers from different walks of life in this car-loving nation, reaching newer heights of success with high tech additions and features.
Launched in 2006 as an Islamic banking and halal investment firm, IMA quickly endeared itself to Indian Muslims both within the country and outside.
A street cat from London, England, endeared itself to its rescuers after they discovered it had the 'grumpiest-looking' face no matter what mood it was in.
But aside from the view to a thrill, Apo View has endeared itself to locals and visitors alike with its touch of elegance, the luscious cuisine and the warm welcome accorded to every soul who walks into its doors.
The march began in the West but it endeared itself to many more; the election, the constitution, a signal that a country was signing itself up as a modern polity, committed to both the majority and the minority, to the idea that consensus could deliver what a diktat could not.
Sharif said one additional advantage of the technology which has endeared itself to the users is the consistent quality it gives all through the project which is a result of the consistent quality of the mixture.
Although the city has endeared itself to the 6ft 8in power forward, it was the Eagles' knack for producing wins which attracted him - and he admits Flournoy didn't have to persuade him to sign for Newcastle.
Behrens, from Seattle, USA, has quickly settled into Fab Flournoy's side and is enjoying his time on Tyneside - but although the city has endeared itself to the 6ft 8in power forward it was the Eagles' knack for producing wins which attracted him.
But although the city has endeared itself to the 6ft 8in power forward, it was the Eagles' knack for producing wins that attracted him and he admits Flournoy didn't have to persuade him to sign for Newcastle.
The Impala retains the classic look that has endeared itself to fans around the world, but it doesn't rely entirely on nostalgia.
The question is "Why?" Why take a soft-pushing shell that has endeared itself to hunters and skeet shooters alike, when shot in svelte, lightweight guns and run it on steroids?
As a hospital governor, I am aware that this Government has a not endeared itself to the medical profession, not just junior doctors, but right across the board.
AS a local planning authority, Stockton Council, in my opinion, has never endeared itself to communities by giving little consideration to the wishes of residents the council purports to serve.