In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to endear oneself to sb — granjearse el cariño de algn
- this endeared her to everyone — esto le granjeó el cariño de todos / la hizo muy querida
- she doesn't endear herself to people — no es una persona que se haga querer
- She was a kind and loving woman and endeared herself to all who knew her.
- And, on the rare occasions when he does show embarrassment, it is always of the sort which endears him to ladies of a certain age.
- It is not a trait that endears Allen to neoconservatives, who regard him as intellectually vapid and ideologically bland.
- Rather than causing Liberals to be disenchanted with him, this endears him to them even more.
- This endears us to people, especially if we can laugh at our own mistakes.
- She endeared herself to everyone, loved a game of cards and had a great interest in music and singing.
- His love for children and affection for the sick have endeared him to all.
- That's what makes her so special and endears her to me.
- In fact, I have a feeling that what endears the place to me is its almost meticulous lack of trendy design.
- Except for a symbolic burst of sunshine at the film's climax, the entire film was grey and cold and wet - and yet this somehow endears it to the viewer.
- Patience, peace and a good heart endear you to family, friends and loved ones.
- And we know that she endeared herself to everyone she met and was loved by so many in our community.
- His smile of contentment endears him to all and he is hugely popular in music circles.
- His genuine sympathy for the poor endears him to others.
- Her hospitality and her love of people endeared her to all the people who booked to stay with her.
- It goes without saying that it only endears him all the more to the fans.
- He genuinely loved his people and they loved him in return, and that is what endeared him to the people of America.
- Still, she has embraced this new role in the public eye with a positive spirit that endears her, both to the viewers and to the performers with whom she works.
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