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favour British & World English

Approval, support, or liking for someone or something

favour English Thesaurus

will you do me a favour?

in favour British & World English

Meeting with (or having lost) approval

find favour British & World English

Be liked or prove acceptable

curry favour British & World English

Ingratiate oneself with someone through obsequious behaviour

in favour of British & World English

To be replaced by

in one's favour British & World English

To one’s advantage

grace and favour British & World English

Denoting accommodation occupied free or at a low rent by permission of a sovereign or government

do someone a favour British & World English

Do something for someone as an act of kindness

favour someone with in favour British & World English

(Often used in polite requests) give someone (something desired)

do me a favour in do someone a favour British & World English

Used to express brusque dismissal of a remark

in favour in favour British & World English

Meeting with (or having lost) approval

count1 British & World English

(Of a factor) play a part in influencing opinion for or against someone or something

find for British & World English

(Of a court) make a decision in favour of, or judge to be innocent

weigh1 British & World English

Influence a decision or action; be considered important

curry favour in curry2 British & World English

Ingratiate oneself with someone through obsequious behaviour

find favour in find British & World English

Be liked or prove acceptable

load the dice against/in favour of someone British & World English

Put someone at a disadvantage or advantage

presumption British & World English

An attitude adopted in law or as a matter of policy towards an action or proposal in the absence of acceptable reasons to the contrary

be stacked against/in favour of in stack British & World English

Used to refer to a situation which is such that an unfavourable or a favourable outcome is overwhelmingly likely

party favour in favour British & World English

A small inexpensive gift given to guests at a party

the odds in odds British & World English

The balance of advantage; superiority in strength, power, or resources

do someone a favour in favour British & World English

Do something for someone as an act of kindness

do me a favour in favour British & World English

Used to express brusque dismissal of a remark

in or out of favour in favour British & World English

Meeting with (or having lost) approval

in favour in favour English Thesaurus

the firm remains in favour with investors

tip the scales British & World English

Be the deciding factor; make the critical difference

find for in find British & World English

(Of a court) make a decision in favour of, or judge to be innocent

in favour of in favour English Thesaurus

two thirds of them were in favour of a strike

out of favour in favour English Thesaurus

a company that is out of favour with the stock market

tip the scales in tip2 British & World English

Be the deciding factor; make the critical difference

load the dice against/in favour of someone in load British & World English

Put someone at a disadvantage or advantage


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