favor englannista suomeksi
Goodwill; benevolent regard.
(quote-book)| title=(w)| chapter=5| passage=Then came a maid with hand-bag and shawls, and after her a tall young lady.(..)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.
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, 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.
(l); (l) (gloss)
please (seen on warnings and the like)