in someone's favor

idiom

Definition of in someone's favor

1 : in support of (someone) : in a way that helps or benefits (someone) We hope the final decision will be in our favor. The judge ruled in our favor.
2 : in a state of being liked or approved of by (someone) She did extra work to get back in the teacher's favor.

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“In someone's favor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20someone%27s%20favor. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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