cotton to

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cotton to (third-person singular simple present cottons to, present participle cottoning to, simple past and past participle cottoned to)

  1. (idiomatic) To like; approve of, accept, or tolerate.
    He tried sneaking it past them, but they didn't cotton to his attempts.

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