Can you guess the meaning of the idiom 'take to someone' by looking at the comic above? "Skeeter" is obviously the cat and the "Big Guy" is the boss. Unfortunately, by the sounds of sneezing, someone is allergic to cats...
Take to someone (or something): to start to like someone (or something).
So, you can see that sadly, although the cat's colleagues think the big boss is going to love him, he is probably not going to like him because he has an allergy to cats. In fact, he's already started sneezing in the hallway before he's met him. So, it's safe to say he's not going to take to Skeeter. Poor kitty!
As noted above, this idiom can be used to talk about starting to like someone or something. The following examples will make things even clearer.
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Take to Someone Idiom