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favour

US [ˈfeɪvər]
UK [ˈfeɪvə(r)]
  • n.支持;恩惠;偏爱;赞同
  • v.有利于;偏袒;较喜欢;选择
  • Web好感;赞成;亲切
Simple Present:favours  Present Participle:favouring  Past Tense:favoured  
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n.
帮助help
1.
[c]
帮助;好事;恩惠a thing that you do to help sb
Could you do me a favour and pick up Sam from school today?
今天你能帮我个忙去学校接萨姆吗?
Can I ask a favour ?
请帮个忙行吗?
I would never ask for any favours from her.
我再也不会请她帮任何忙了。
I'm going as a favour to Ann, not because I want to.
我去是给安一个面子,而不是我想去。
I'll ask Steve to take it. He owes me a favour .
我要请史蒂夫接受,他欠我一个人情。
Thanks for helping me out. I'll return the favour(= help you because you have helped me) some time.
多谢你帮了我个大忙。总有一天我会报答你的。
Do yourself a favour(= help yourself) and wear a helmet on the bike.
要照顾自己,骑车戴上头盔。
赞同approval
2.
[u]
赞同;支持approval or support for sb/sth
The suggestion to close the road has found favour with(= been supported by) local people.
关闭这条路的建议已得到当地人的支持。
The programme has lost favour with viewers recently.
近来这个节目已不受观众欢迎。
an athlete who fell from favour after a drugs scandal
在毒品丑闻以后不再受人喜爱的运动员
The government looks with favour upon(= approves of) the report's recommendations.
政府赞同报告所提出的建议。
She's not in favour with(= supported or liked by) the media just now.
目前她没有媒体的捧场。
It seems Tim is back in favour with the boss(= the boss likes him again) .
看来蒂姆又赢得了老板的好感。
优惠better treatment
3.
[u]
特别照顾;偏袒;偏爱treatment that is generous to one person or group in a way that seems unfair to others
As an examiner, she showed no favour to any candidate.
作为主考人她没有偏袒任何应试者。
sex
4.
[pl]
同意性交agreement to have sex with sb
demands for sexual favours
对性交的要求
IDM
You're not doing yourself any favours, working for nothing.
你干活不取报酬,对自己没有任何好处。
The orchestra did Beethoven no favours.
这个交响乐团没有把贝多芬的乐曲演奏好。
do sb no favours
无助于某人;给某人留下坏印象to do sth that is not helpful to sb or that gives a bad impression of them
You're not doing yourself any favours, working for nothing.
你干活不取报酬,对自己没有任何好处。
The orchestra did Beethoven no favours.
这个交响乐团没有把贝多芬的乐曲演奏好。
‘Do you think they'll win?’ ‘Do me a favour! They haven't got a single decent player.’
“你认为他们会赢吗?”“得了吧!他们连一个像样的运动员都没有。”
do me a favour!
(informal)
(回答认为是愚蠢的问题)得了吧used in reply to a question that you think is silly
‘Do you think they'll win?’ ‘Do me a favour! They haven't got a single decent player.’
“你认为他们会赢吗?”“得了吧!他们连一个像样的运动员都没有。”
He argued in favour of a strike.
他据理力争主张罢工。
There were 247 votes in favour (of the motion) and 152 against.
有 247 票赞成(动议),152 票反对。
I'm all in favour of(= completely support) equal pay for equal work.
我完全支持同工同酬。
Most of the ‘don't knows’ in the opinion polls came down in favour of(= eventually chose to support) the Democrats.
在民意测验中多数未作决定的选民最终决定支持民主党人。
He abandoned teaching in favour of a career as a musician.
他弃教从事音乐。
in favour (of sb/sth)
赞同;支持if you arein favour of sb/sth, you support and agree with them/it
He argued in favour of a strike.
他据理力争主张罢工。
There were 247 votes in favour (of the motion) and 152 against.
有 247 票赞成(动议),152 票反对。
I'm all in favour of(= completely support) equal pay for equal work.
我完全支持同工同酬。
Most of the ‘don't knows’ in the opinion polls came down in favour of(= eventually chose to support) the Democrats.
在民意测验中多数未作决定的选民最终决定支持民主党人。
为获得(更好或更需要的事物)in exchange for another thing (because the other thing is better or you want it more)
He abandoned teaching in favour of a career as a musician.
他弃教从事音乐。
The exchange rate is in our favour at the moment.
目前汇率对我们有利。
She was willing to bend the rules in Mary's favour.
她愿意放宽规定以有利于玛丽。
in sbs favour
有利于某人;有助于某人if sth isin sb's favour , it gives them an advantage or helps them
The exchange rate is in our favour at the moment.
目前汇率对我们有利。
She was willing to bend the rules in Mary's favour.
她愿意放宽规定以有利于玛丽。
(决定)对某人有利;(判决)判某人正确a decision or judgement that isin sb's favour benefits that person or says that they were right
v.
较喜欢prefer
1.
~ sth.~ (sb) doing sth
较喜欢;选择to prefer one system, plan, way of doing sth, etc. to another
Many countries favour a presidential system of government.
很多国家选择总统制政府。
优惠treat better
2.
~ sb
优惠;特别照顾;偏袒to treat sb better than you treat other people, especially in an unfair way
The treaty seems to favour the US.
这项条约似乎偏向美国。
帮助help
3.
~ sth
有助于;有利于to provide suitable conditions for a particular person, group, etc.
The warm climate favours many types of tropical plants.
温暖的气候对多种热带植物生长有利。
外貌像父母look like parent
4.
~ sb
外貌像,长得像(父母或长辈)to look like one of your parents or older relations
She definitely favours her father.
她酷似她父亲。

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