Examples of favoritism in a Sentence
He accused the teacher of showing favoritism in assigning grades.
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Captain Jeffrey Butler, in the original lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court, alleged City Manager Harry Black has a history of abusing his power, outlining favoritism given to contractors and alleged problems with grant money.
Some utility customers demanded favoritism, report finds Wind gusts of 60 to 70 m.p.h.
The federal government says the pair accepted lavish gifts — including private jet travel, trips and golf outings — from an investment adviser to the city's pension funds in exchange for favoritism before the pension board.
Is there favoritism shown to the top players or was Fognini's behavior that much more egregious?
But the accusations by rival politicians—in particular, one involving alleged favoritism toward a school of veterinary medicine that a longtime friend of Mr. Abe wishes to open—have undermined public trust.
Throughout the primary, Sanders, whose populist message resonated with the party's liberal base, battled with the DNC, saying the organization was showing favoritism toward Clinton by, among other things, offering a limited number of debates.
In addition, crews are made up of different officials each year, making any potential favoritism impossible to carry out across multiple seasons.
There was almost none of the usual griping about playing time or favoritism or locker placement.
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