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  • 161 curry favor — (with (someone)) to try to make someone like you or support you by doing or saying things to please them. The candidate has promised lower taxes in an attempt to curry favor with the voters. Etymology: from the literal meaning of curry (= to… …

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  • 162 do yourself a favor — do (yourself) a favor to do something that will have a good effect on you or give you an advantage. Why don t you do yourself a favor and take a vacation this summer? …

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  • 163 do a favor — do (yourself) a favor to do something that will have a good effect on you or give you an advantage. Why don t you do yourself a favor and take a vacation this summer? …

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  • 164 in favor of something — in favor of (something) because you prefer something. Her offer was rejected by the company in favor of a much better deal. Related vocabulary: all for something …

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  • 165 in favor of — (something) because you prefer something. Her offer was rejected by the company in favor of a much better deal. Related vocabulary: all for something …

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  • 166 return the favor — to do something similar to someone who has behaved badly to you. The other team s fans are nasty to us, and our fans can t wait to return the favor. Related vocabulary: return the compliment Etymology: based on the literal meaning of return the… …

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  • 167 out of favor — adverb : under displeasure : disliked; also : not popular : neglected certain ideas … however much obscured and out of favor for a time, live on C.I.Glicksberg * * * lacking or having lost approval or popularity proper dancing has gone out of… …

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  • 168 in favor — 1) meeting with approval they were not in favor with the party 2) having or showing approval the appeals court ruled 2 1 in favor of his extradition …

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  • 169 array favor polls — Challenge Chal lenge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Challenged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Challenging}.] [OE. chalengen to accuse, claim, OF. chalengier, chalongier, to claim, accuse, dispute, fr. L. calumniar to attack with false accusations. See {Challenge}, n …

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  • 170 Challenge to the favor — Challenge Chal lenge, n. [OE. chalenge claim, accusation, challenge, OF. chalenge, chalonge, claim, accusation, contest, fr. L. calumnia false accusation, chicanery. See {Calumny}.] 1. An invitation to engage in a contest or controversy of any… …

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  • 171 Love favor — Love Love (l[u^]v), n. [OE. love, luve, AS. lufe, lufu; akin to E. lief, believe, L. lubet, libet, it pleases, Skr. lubh to be lustful. See {Lief}.] 1. A feeling of strong attachment induced by that which delights or commands admiration; pre[… …

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  • 172 Out of favor — Out Out (out), adv. [OE. out, ut, oute, ute, AS. [=u]t, and [=u]te, [=u]tan, fr. [=u]t; akin to D. uit, OS. [=u]t, G. aus, OHG. [=u]z, Icel. [=u]t, Sw. ut, Dan. ud, Goth. ut, Skr. ud. [root]198. Cf. {About}, {But}, prep., {Carouse}, {Utter}, a.]… …

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  • 173 To find favor in the eyes of — Eye Eye ([imac]), n. [OE. eghe, eighe, eie, eye, AS. e[ a]ge; akin to OFries. [=a]ge, OS. [=o]ga, D. oog, Ohg. ouga, G. auge, Icel. auga, Sw. [ o]ga, Dan. [ o]ie, Goth. aug[=o]; cf. OSlav. oko, Lith. akis, L. okulus, Gr. o kkos, eye, o sse, the… …

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  • 174 curry favor — phrasal Etymology: Middle English currayen favel to curry a chestnut horse to seek to gain favor by flattery or attention …

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  • 175 in one's favor — phrasal 1. in one s good graces 2. to one s advantage < the odds were in my favor > …

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  • 176 out of favor — phrasal unpopular, disliked < was out of favor with his neighbors > …

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  • 177 Fortune's Favor — is a solitaire card game which is played with a deck of 52 playing cards. It is so called probably because the chances of winning are completely on the player s side.First, the four aces are removed from the deck and placed in a row to form the… …

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  • 178 Ley por la que se reconocen y amplían derechos y se establecen medidas en favor de quienes padecieron persecución o violencia durante la Guerra Civil y la Dictadura — Tal der Gefallenen Franco Mausoleum. Das Gesetz verbietet politische Veranstaltungen an diesem Ort. Das spanische Ley de Memoria Histórica (Deutsch: Gesetz des historischen Andenkens) – offiziell: Ley por la que se reconocen y amplían derechos y… …

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  • 179 astigmatismo a favor de la regla — variedad de astigmatismo en el que el meridiano vertical es el más miope. Astigmatismo directo. Astigmatismo con la regla. Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …

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  • 180 romper una lanza en favor de alguien — Defender o ayudar a alguien que es señalado como culpable. . En los torneos medievales muchos caballeros luchaban a favor de al guien, representando a otra persona. Si rompían la lanza del contrario, vencían y vencía su representado. De aquí… …

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