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 shared food as we shared stories, and bonds were made, as we endeared ourselves to each other the way Iceland endeared itself to us at first impact.
I think the brand of cricket that we've played has really touched a lot of people and endeared ourselves to a lot of people who follow this game.
It's largely our own fault: we've not endeared ourselves to the public who still stereotype farmers as a man at the top of a mountain waving a stick and shouting 'get off my land'.
He said we had endeared ourselves to audiences in China when we performed there and he had no doubt that we will do the same tonight.