win heart

win (one's) heart

To gain the love, affection, or admiration of someone. Can also be structured as "win the heart of (someone)." She wasn't too impressed with me when I first met her, but I managed to win her heart by opening up to her about my aspirations as an artist. The rising star has already won the hearts of fans across the country, as her career continues its meteoric rise.
See also: heart, win

win someone's heart

 and win the heart of someone
Fig. to gain the affection of someone; to win the love of someone exclusively. I hope to win her heart and make her my bride.
See also: heart, win
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The singer, who is about to release his debut single No U Hang Up, will play a special intimate gig for workers who win Heart FM's Live Lunch competition, on September 28.
NEGROPONTE WON'T HELP WIN HEART & MINDS EITHER!
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 8 (ANI): Bollywood's latest heartthrob Sara Ali Khan has managed to win hearts, be it with her film choices or her red carpet appearances, and the 'Kedarnath' actor has managed to set temperatures soaring with her latest photoshoot as the cover girl of a magazine.
He said police could win hearts and trust of people by eliminating crime in their respective areas.
While in Tanzania in 2017 the Blues - with ex-England international Wayne Rooney, did win hearts and minds in the region when they participated in a range of promotional and charitable activities across Dar.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has initiated meaningful reforms across all the important fields to make Pakistan a prosperous and respected country which has help him win hearts and minds of the people, said Atif Ikram Sheikh, Acting President FPCCI.
ISLAMABAD -- Former Indian cricketer and incumbent politician, Navjot Singh Sidhu, continues to win hearts in Pakistan with his peace-making overtures after arriving in the country to attend Imran Khan's oath-taking ceremony.
A politician should always remember that he can never win hearts and support of the people without doing any work for their welfare.
'MQM-P has maintained 85 percent of mandate in urban areas for the last 30 years,' Maqbool said and added if anyone wants to bring change in the city, they will have to win hearts of the people.
Talking to a delegation of traders of Market Committee Jaranwala, he said it was very easy for a politician to change his loyalties but it was very hard to win hearts of people.
He said those who have made record of telling lies have been failed to win hearts of the people.
Mom exemplifies that strong performances and superior storytelling can win hearts and transcend boundaries," Boney said in a statement.The film was also released in countries like the UK, US, Russia, Poland, the Czech Republic, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.
Strikes and demonstrations draw attention to a grievance but the way to be successful is to go out and win hearts and minds.
And now the race is on to win hearts and minds as the North East Combined Authority works out its strategy for the future.
I had to go into a crowded Transport House and had to win hearts and minds.