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Could you do me a small favor?
I'll ask Steve. He owes me a favor.
Thanks very much for your help. I'll be sure to return the favor some time.
This approach has found more favor in the U.S. than in Britain.
a young player who has yet to gain favor with the coach
Nuclear power stations have lost favor in recent years.
an ambitious young man willing to curry favor with the boss
He was careful to show no favor to anyone.
He was found guilty of trading information for sexual favors.
Art Deco designs seem to be back in favor in some neighborhoods.
The delay might work in our favor because we can prepare a better defense.
All those in favor of the motion, please raise your hands.
The document outlines the arguments in favor of the proposal.
I am all in favor of trying to find ways to save money, but we have to maintain certain standards of quality.
Last night people voted in favor of the recycling plan.
The court ruled in Mrs. Adams' favor.
They have come out very strongly in favor of the proposed merger.
Downtown was rejected in favor of the harbor area as the site for the new stadium.
The microskirt is currently out of favor with American women.
These stocks have steadily fallen out of favor with institutional investors.
This is the American English definition of favor. View British English definition of favor.
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