gravitate to(ward) (someone or something)

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gravitate to(ward) (someone or something)

To tend to move toward or show interest in some person, place, or thing, as if being pulled by a magnetic force. Teenagers always seem to gravitate to rebellious behavior—it's not something that's unique to your son. I just gravitate toward those kinds of artsy movies, I can't help it. The kids always seem to gravitate to Aunt Joan whenever the whole family gets together.
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gravitate to(ward) someone or something

Fig. to move slowly toward someone or something, as if being pulled by gravity. People tend to gravitate toward the kitchen at parties. Unless you correct their manners, the children will gravitate toward rude behavior.
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Asked Sunday why he thought Harris and Kania joined his nascent campaign - as opposed to, say, that of Cruz - Paul told The Texas Tribune his staffers can speak for themselves, but his team has "shown that we really are tech-friendly, we're one of the leading proponents of [National Security Agency] reform and of privacy, and I think maybe people gravitate to us for that reason."
"To start with we were very much on the lookout for owners, but since we had the open day in August and got the place up and running, owners are starting to gravitate to us. That is nice as we have a massive place there."
When we have good conversation (not just a good pickup line), a mind of our own (not just a hunter's mentality bent on being a player), and a depth about ourselves that allows us to be humble, self-confident, and respectful, Sisters will gravitate to us because we have more to offer than the average Brother.
In leadership roles, problems gravitate to us and spread like an amoeba that can consume our time and shut out the positive aspects of the organization.