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verb endear pronunciation in American English /ɪnˈdɪr/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyendear
he/she/itendears
present participleendearing
past tenseendeared
past participleendeared

phrasal verb

endear to

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present tense
I/you/we/theyendear to
he/she/itendears to
present participleendearing to
past tenseendeared to
past participleendeared to
endear someone to someone to make someone liked by someone else

His brusque manner did not exactly endear him to his colleagues.

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