- Those at the CIA with more alarmist views gained favor at the White House, while those who were more skeptical lost it.
- Open theism has found some favor with Pentecostals who view it in terms of a spirited give-and-take with God.
- When the favor of God breathes upon us, there is none of these things which may not turn out to our happiness.
- Both sides of a trial seek bias in their own favour as, according to the film's ads, some cases ‘are too important to be left to juries’.
- His petition to the Scottish parliament accuses government bodies meant to regulate the fish farming industry of being biased in its favour.
- This pact is utterly one-sided-in Mexico's favor.
- Physicians are often enticed to attend these CME programs with free meals and other favors and gifts.
- When you're preparing the baby shower supplies, gifts and favors, the shower theme will practically tell you the best ideas to pick up.
- The tricky thing is to draw an appropriate line between a token gift or favor and a more substantial one.
- The priest borrows the sum from the merchant and hands it to the wife, and the wife grants him her favours.
- It also approved a relaxation of some of the conditions attached to its initial approval and this again favoured the developer.
- The demand for UN approval is favoured by sections of the European ruling class and various antiwar groupings.
- Most of the people surveyed favor FDA regulation to approve product safety.
- If you believe a club gets favoured treatment from the NRL, name the club?
- Nevertheless, it is widely believed that that current laws disproportionately and unfairly favour women.
- Critics claim that the Indian government unfairly favors the IITs when education dollars are doled out.
- The contrast is between a random sampling of gametes that leads to the fixation of selectively neutral alleles and natural selection favoring advantageous variations.
- In the competitive struggle for existence, creatures possessing advantageous mutations would be favoured, eventually evolving into new species.
- The ball blew all over the field and although it did favour the home side in the second half, they couldn't get the equalising goal.
- She favoured me with what might have been a fond glance, sighed a mega-cat sigh, and went back to sleep.
- Marlow favored us with what must seem like an enigmatic smile, but I knew better.
- Ariana favored Mae with one of her shark-like smiles.
- I don't really know him so I was shocked to see how much he favors our grandfather and great-grandfather.
- Her very soft southern accent and her facial features favor those of her late father.
- He favors my mother and I think I got the best of my dad.
- Nicholas rose with some difficulty, favoring his injured leg, and began to make his way over to Erin just as Mr. Saturn did something by the wall.
- Floyd has been favoring the sore foot, which he says is always on his mind and is preventing him from getting the proper balance he needs at the plate.
- She appeared to be favoring a sore foot on floor exercise, finishing the event with a simple layout.
do someone a favor
- Do something for someone as an act of kindness.Example sentences
- They act like they're perfect and they're doing you a favour by even talking to you.
- He's probably doing you a favor by taking the job on.
- We have to win both our games and rely on other teams doing us a favour.
- Other sites currently out of favour in my head are ones that were firm favourites three or six or twelve months ago.
- The latter may not be in favour currently, but he surely doesn't deserve a punishment like that!
- That means the representatives of the vast majority of the population are in favour.
in one's favor
- To one’s advantage: events were moving in his favorMore example sentences
- They eventually paid the price but the home side could only add a penalty when the numeric advantage stood in their favour.
- This gives us something we can use in our favour, a huge advantage.
- I expect a numerical advantage to be in our favour for today's derby, though.
in favor of
- When they fail that task I vote them out in favour of someone who will try harder.
- The union warned of a walkout in the new year if workers vote in favour of strikes.
- Members voted overwhelmingly in favour of annual elections in a recent ballot.
- Many locals and individual unions have voted in favor of a one-day general strike.
- Example sentences
- Great meetings are being held in which warm and angry words prevail by both favourers and denouncers of the measure, and petitions, pro and con, to both houses of parliament, are lying for signature in all parts of this town.
Middle English (in the noun sense 'liking, preference'): via Old French from Latin favor, from favere 'show kindness to' (related to fovere 'cherish').
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