win (one's) heart

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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.
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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.
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win somebody’s ˈheart

make somebody love you: The children have won the old man’s heart.The actress who played Natasha won the hearts of the audience.
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References in classic literature ?
"And ca'n't you help him, little folk?" he said, with a gentleness of tone that seemed to win their hearts at once.
' If you work for people, in the interest of people and if you can win their hearts, then you'll see people putting their trust and confidence in you, and they'll repeatedly give you the opportunity to serve them," she said.
We owe it to these people to vent out their anger peacefully and win their hearts and minds.
While Saddam's regime is undoubtedly brutal, years of sanctions have made it that much more difficult for the US and the UK to win their hearts and minds.