find approval/favor

idiom

: to be accepted : to become well-liked
These ideas have found approval/favor among many young people.

Examples of find approval/favor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Last year, the company made share repurchases to the tune of $13.2 billion and initiated its first quarterly dividend payment and this could also help the stock find favor with value investors. Trefis Team, Forbes, 27 Feb. 2024 The key to that popularity was the show's key coziness, with Bergerac solving crimes in a manner designed to find favor with, or at least not to alarm, viewers of almost all ages. Clark Collis, EW.com, 17 June 2023 Jerk baits find favor among anglers when water temperatures dip below 50 degrees. Flip Putthoff, Arkansas Online, 22 Feb. 2022 In theory, the potential to enact long-term spending cuts through a commission could find favor with enough Republicans to support less austere legislation in the coming months. Michael Smolens, San Diego Union-Tribune, 6 Dec. 2023 Treasuries, however, often find favor in tumultuous markets. Maria Gracia Santillana Linares, Forbes, 20 Apr. 2023 That proposal didn’t find favor with several countries, showing the divisions in the bloc. Patpicha Tanakasempipat, Bloomberg.com, 10 Feb. 2023 Will any of them find favor amid the Orlando Sentinel Foodie Awards? Amy Drew Thompson, Orlando Sentinel, 2 Feb. 2023 In addition to playing well with every skin tone, hairstylist Emaly Baum adds that washes of warm tones will allow this chilly trend to find favor with those who have thus far found platinum lengths out of their above-neck realm. Calin Van Paris, Vogue, 23 Dec. 2022

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“Find approval/favor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/find%20approval%2Ffavor. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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