favor englannista suomeksi
Goodwill; benevolent regard.
(RQ:Churchill Celebrity)She looked around expectantly, and recognizing Mrs. Cooke's maid(..)Miss Thorn greeted her with a smile which greatly prepossessed us in her favor.
A small gift; a favor.
''A marriage favour is a bunch or knot of white ribbons or white flowers worn at a wedding.''
ca. 1599, (w), ''Henry V'', Act IV, sc. 7:
- Here, Fluellen; wear thou this favour for me and
- stick it in thy cap: when Alencon and myself were
- down together, I plucked this glove from his helm (..)
1848, (w), ''Vanity Fair'', Chapter 22:
- The rain drove into the bride and bridegroom's faces as they passed to the chariot. The postilions' favours draggled on their dripping jackets.
Mildness or mitigation of punishment; lenity.
- I could not discover the lenity and favour of this sentence.
The object of regard; person or thing favoured.
(RQ:Milton Paradise Lost)
Appearance; look; countenance; face.
(RQ:Shakespeare As You Like It)
A letter, a written communication.
1748, (w), ''Clarissa'', Letter 68:
- I will now take some notice of your last favour; but being so far behind-hand with you, must be brief.
Anything worn publicly as a pledge of a woman's favor.
1611, English, King_James, LukeChapter 1|Luke 1:28, King James version
- And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art highly favored, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women.
2007, Bert Casper, ''Shadow Upon the Dream: Book 1: Barrûn'', page 537:
- (..) alone, without having to favor his right, uninjured leg, (..)
To treat with care.
To resemble; especially, to look like (another person).
1970, (w), ''Lightning Bug'':
- ‘Mandy?’ he said, and stared at the girl. ‘Don't favor her too much.’ ‘Favors her dad,’ Latha said, and looked at him.
1989, Rayford Clayton Reddell, Robert Galyean, ''Growing Fragrant Plants'' (page 13)
- (..) chamomile and apples? Those particular smellalikes tested our imagination. Yet much of what he said was right on the mark. The scent of sweet peas, for instance, does indeed favor that of wisteria.
(l); (l) (gloss)
please (seen on warnings and the like)
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