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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I hope I've endeared myself to players who have been brought up with terrific traits.
I don't suppose, either, I endeared myself to the United players when they saw my merit marks following Sunday's dismal defeat.
Not that I didn't think I have made a contribution, but because I would not have endeared myself to those people who make those decisions.
In fact, I think it's fair to say that I've never really endeared myself to the fans in Scotland.
He remembered: "I had only been at United for about six months but had already endeared myself to the fans by scoring a winner against Southampton - the team that had beaten United in the previous FA Cup final.