come out in favor of

idiom

: to say publicly that one supports (someone or something)
She came out in favor of the proposal.

Examples of come out in favor of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web A number of medical groups have also come out in favor of mandatory shots for workers. Lisa Schencker, chicagotribune.com, 12 Aug. 2021 How many times in the Big Ten’s divisional era would this exercise halfway through the season come out in favor of the West? Nathan Baird, cleveland, 16 Nov. 2020 Nearly all Democratic presidential candidates, including Joe Biden, have come out in favor of a national commission to study reparations. Patrik Jonsson, The Christian Science Monitor, 5 Aug. 2020 A number of automakers have come out in favor of ditching AM radio from their cars, including BMW, Mazda, Polestar, Rivian, Tesla, Volkswagen, and Volvo. Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge, 23 May 2023 For example, here in Los Angeles, mayoral candidate Karen Bass, ostensibly a liberal Democrat, has come out in favor of hiring more police. Fidel Martinez, Los Angeles Times, 11 Aug. 2022 The good news is that the American Petroleum Institute has come out in favor of a carbon tax. Ken Silverstein, Forbes, 27 June 2022 Neither mayoral candidate has come out in favor of it. Los Angeles Times, 3 Nov. 2022 By all reports, the Finnish president will come out in favor of joining the treaty alliance. Gordon F. Sander, The Christian Science Monitor, 11 May 2022

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“Come out in favor of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%20out%20in%20favor%20of. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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