Sentence examples for favour from high-quality English sources.

  • The latest opinion polls show a two-thirds majority in favour of reform.

  • Business owners tend to favour liberal immigration rules so they can attract the best workers.

  • That was shelved in favour of historic deals to establish ties between Israel and several Arab states.

  • Nye (1972, 145–52) has documented how Ostwald and others conceded that the experiments settled the case in favour of atoms.

  • Polls indicate public support swinging modestly in this direction: 43% in favour and 37% against.

  • Spielman also said next summer’s exams should go ahead, rejecting calls for them to be cancelled in favour of school assessments.

  • Some 45% of shareholders voted in favour, but BlackRock and Vanguard, both of which held more than 6% of the votes, opposed the motion.

  • A recent survey by YouGov, a pollster, found that only a quarter of American adults are in favour of cutting funding for police departments outright.

Use favour in a sentence.

  • Alex DeGroote, an analyst at Peel Hunt with a bearish view of Johnston Press’s future, said: “We are in favour of print industry consolidation,” he said.

  • More than half the sample thinks the Liberals pursue reforms that favour businesses and employers (52%), while only 17% think they favour employees.

  • ., that one considers arguments in favour of P and arguments in favour of not-P (or, more generally, of something incompatible with P; see PH I 10).

  • Droughts, fires, or episodes of heavy grazing favour grassland at some times, and wet seasons and an absence of significant disturbances favour woody vegetation at others.

  • If we can get to an agreement, on Thursday or Friday, and if the House of Commons is able to vote in favour of an indicative vote in favour of that agreement on Saturday, it may not be necessary to even consider an extension.”

  • Independents are now 42 per cent in favour, up from 34 per cent (with 58 per cent opposed) while just seven per cent of Republicans are in favour of impeachment, although even that low number is up three percentage points in a week.

  • In an effort to influence the vote in favour of the dynasty, Victor Emmanuel abdicated in favour of Umberto (May 9, 1946), but the plebiscite resulted in a victory for the republic, and both Victor Emmanuel and Umberto went into exile.

  • Exposure routes that favour slow absorption into the bloodstream, such as percutaneous injection, often primarily elicit cellular immunity, while rapid routes of exposure, such as intravenous injection, favour the development of humoral immunity.

favour sentence examples

  • …enemies being France and Great Britain on the one hand and Prussia and Austria on the other, the reversal refers to Austria’s abandoning Great Britain as an ally in favour of France and Prussia’s abandoning France as an ally in favour of Great Britain.

  • Mr Odinga and his ODM favour a more parliamentary and devolved system of government largely because it offers them a better chance of power, whereas the Kikuyu (and related Meru and Embu), at the heart of the PNU, generally favour a centralising presidential model.

  • Given that Scots voted in 2016 by 62% to 38% in favour of remaining in the EU and that, according to Panelbase, would now vote by a similar margin in favour of rejoining the EU, the UK government's Brexit policy does not help it in its attempts to persuade Scots of the merits of sticking with the Union.

  • David Simmonds, MP for Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner, said: "What does it say about the opposition's priorities that all of their interests are simply swept aside in favour of currying favour with wealth and power and celebrity status, spending taxpayers' money to curry favour with celebrity status, wealth and power?


  • noun feeling

    - a feeling of favorable regard

  • verb social

    - treat gently or carefully

  • verb social

    - bestow a privilege upon

  • noun cognition

    - an inclination to approve

  • noun attribute

    - an advantage to the benefit of someone or something

  • verb social

    - promote over another

  • noun artifact

    - souvenir consisting of a small gift given to a guest at a party

  • verb cognition

    - consider as the favorite

  • noun act

    - an act of gracious kindness

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On this page, there are 20 sentence examples for favour. They are all from high-quality sources and constantly processed by lengusa's machine learning routines.

    Sentence frequency composition for this page:
  • 5 sentence examples for favour from The Guardian
  • 4 sentence examples for favour from The Economist
  • 3 sentence examples for favour from BBC
  • 2 sentence examples for favour from Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
  • 4 sentence examples for favour from Encyclopedia Britannica
  • 2 sentence examples for favour from Independent
    There are 5 relevant lexical connections:
  • • Relevant word or phrase for favour is favor
  • • Relevant word or phrase for favour is privilege
  • • Relevant word or phrase for favour is prefer
  • • Relevant word or phrase for favour is party favor
  • • Relevant word or phrase for favour is party favour

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