v.dote on; favor; love ardently; make a pet of somebody
Grandpa dotes on his little grandson.
take a person to one's bosom
She is teacher's pet.
win somebody's favour
The autumn moon has always been a favourite with poets and lovers of nature.
Her father dotes on her more than any of her siblings.
Truly you're in the God King's favor now.
- Note"宠爱" is different from "溺爱". "宠爱" can be used for people and things; it can be used for derogation and praise. "溺爱" is generally only used for people, and is used for derogation.