English version

cotton to somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcotton to somebody/something phrasal verb American English informalLIKE somebody OR somethingto begin to like a person, idea etc syn take to I didn’t cotton to her at first, but she’s really nice. cotton→ See Verb table
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Verb table
cotton
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycotton
he, she, itcottons
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycottoned
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave cottoned
he, she, ithas cottoned
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad cottoned
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill cotton
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have cottoned
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