partial to

idiom

: liking something or someone very much and usually more than other things or people
I like all the food here, but I'm particularly partial to the fried chicken.
She's partial to tall men with dark hair.
I'm not partial to red wine.

Examples of partial to in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web America’s Got Talent has always been partial to pint-sized vocal powerhouses, from Jackie Evancho to Angelica Hale, and Tuesday’s episode added another name to that illustrious list — Pranysqa Mishra. Andy Swift, TVLine, 2 July 2024 Ashley Martin of Ashley Martin Design is partial to earth tones like Evergreen Fog by Sherwin-Williams, while Rachel Rector of Chinotto House prefers a bolder hue like Kendal Green by Sherwin-Williams. Morgan Goldberg, Architectural Digest, 2 July 2024 Even in the years when the far right was considered toxic in much of the country, Toulon was partial to politicians who took a hard-line stance on immigration and crime. Rick Noack, Washington Post, 29 June 2024 Top Rods for Walleye Fishing Many walleye anglers are partial to spinning tackle; however, baitcasting gear will certainly fill the role, as long as that sensitivity component is there. M.d. Johnson, Field & Stream, 20 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for partial to 

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“Partial to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/partial%20to. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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