favor



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Inflexiones de 'favor' (n): mpl: favores

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Principal Translations
favor nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (ayuda, servicio, auxilio) (US)favor nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK)favour nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Siempre recurro a mi familia cuando necesito un favor.
favor nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (simpatía, apoyo) (favorable opinion)support, acceptance, backing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Ese candidato cuenta con el favor de los votantes para vencer en la contienda electoral.
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Compound Forms:
a favor (del lado de) (US)in favor adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (UK)in favour
a favor de (del lado de) (US)in favor of adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (UK)in favour of adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
a favor de algo loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a"). (apoyar la causa) (US)in favor of [sth] adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (UK)in favour of [sth] adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  for [sth] adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
a favor de alguien loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a"). (apoyar a otro) (US)in favor of [sb] adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (UK)in favour of [sb] adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
a favor de la causa (apoyar la iniciativa) (actions US)in favor of the cause adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (UK)in favour of the cause adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  for the cause prep + n
  supporting the cause gerund + n
a mi favor loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a"). (en mi beneficio) (UK)in my favour exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (US)in my favor exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 He ganado esta partida, tienes que anotar 5 puntos a mi favor.
 I won this round, so you have to write down 5 points in my favour.
 I won this round, so you have to write down 5 points in my favor.
a su favor loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (de su parte) (US)in your favor advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  (UK)in your favour advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
cobrar un favor,
cobrarse un favor
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
(pedir algo a cambio) (US)cash in a favor, call in a favor vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
  (UK)call in a favour vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
comprar un favor loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (sobornar)bribe vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
diferencia a favor grupo nomgrupo nominal: Expresión que combina un sustantivo con sus modificadores y complementos, que forman una expresión compuesta usual, sin llegar a ser una locución nominal fija ("adjudicación de herencia", "despedida de soltero"). (cantidad a favor)margin of support nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK)difference in favour nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (US)difference in favor nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
en favor de loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (a favor de) (UK)in favour of exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (US)in favor of exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
favor de,
favor de hacer algo
exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho").
cortesía (indicación en letrero)please [+ infinitive] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
Note: Al inicio de una petición escrita.
 Respeten el letrero que dice: favor de guardar silencio en la biblioteca.
favor que usted me hace (cumplido: agradecer)you are very kind exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  you flatter me exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
ganarse el favor de alguien (conseguir el apoyo) (US)win [sb]'s favor exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (US)win the favor of [sb] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (UK)win [sb]'s favour exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (UK)win the favour of [sb] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
granjearse el favor de loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (conseguir el apoyo) (informal)get on your side v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  gain the support of, earn the support of
 Con mis buenos resultados me he granjeado el favor de mi supervisor.
 With my good results at work, I have managed to get my supervisor on my side.
hacer el favor de,
hacer el favor de hacer algo
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
formal (mandato, petición) (US)do [[sb]] the favor of [+ present participle] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (UK)do [[sb]] the favour of [+ present participle] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  be so kind as to [+ infinitive] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  please advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Hazme el favor de ir a la tienda y comprar un litro de leche.
hacer el favor de no,
hacer el favor de no hacer algo
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
formal (mandato, petición)do me the favor of not exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (formal)have the courtesy to not exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Hazme el favor de no fumar en mi casa.
hacer un favor loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (ayudar a alguien) (US)do a favor vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (UK)do a favour vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
interés a favor loc nom mlocución nominal masculina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo masculino ("ojo de buey", "agua mala"). (rédito, rendimiento)interest income nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
jugar a favor  (US)work in [sb]'s favor, be in [sb]'s favor
  (UK)work in [sb]'s favour, be in [sb]'s favour
 He is very well known, and that works (or: is) in his favor.
mediar en favor de alguien loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (interceder por)mediate for [sb], intervene for [sb] vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
por favor exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (fórmula de cortesía)please advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 ¿Me pasas el pan, por favor?
 Can you pass me the bread, please?
punto a favor grupo nomgrupo nominal: Expresión que combina un sustantivo con sus modificadores y complementos, que forman una expresión compuesta usual, sin llegar a ser una locución nominal fija ("adjudicación de herencia", "despedida de soltero"). (ventaja) (UK)point in favour nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (US)point in favor nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  point chalked up exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
puntos a favor  (UK)points in favour
  (US)point in favor
romper una lanza a favor de,
romper una lanza en favor de
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
coloquial (apoyar algo, alguien) (defend a cause)stand up for, vouch for v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (ask for solidarity)make a plea for v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 El cantante rompió una lanza a favor de la ecología.
saldo a favor grupo nomgrupo nominal: Expresión que combina un sustantivo con sus modificadores y complementos, que forman una expresión compuesta usual, sin llegar a ser una locución nominal fija ("adjudicación de herencia", "despedida de soltero"). (saldo positivo)credit balance nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK: surplus, profit)balance in [sb]'s favour nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (US)balance in [sb]'s favor nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
un punto a favor grupo nomgrupo nominal: Expresión que combina un sustantivo con sus modificadores y complementos, que forman una expresión compuesta usual, sin llegar a ser una locución nominal fija ("adjudicación de herencia", "despedida de soltero"). (deportes: un tanto) (US)a point in favor nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK)a point in favour nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  an advantage nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (informal)a pro nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
viento a favor  (UK)favourable wind
  (US)favorable wind
  tailwind
viento a su favor grupo nomgrupo nominal: Expresión que combina un sustantivo con sus modificadores y complementos, que forman una expresión compuesta usual, sin llegar a ser una locución nominal fija ("adjudicación de herencia", "despedida de soltero"). (viento a popa) (US)favorable wind nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK)favourable wind nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  tail wind nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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