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  • During the latter years of his life he fell somewhat out of favour with his master.
  • Later, she gave up film study in favour of music.
  • This fact favoured its economic development which was shown by the construction of several important buildings.
  • He left a year later in favour of session music work.
  • The scoring system favours both longer words and words containing less common letters.
  • The court case with Bronze was finally settled in the band's favour.
  • Year after year the favours flow in from this friend whom she does not know. Cited from Christianity and Progress, by Harry Emerson Fosdick
  • And Fire records never did us any favours when we were on the label.
  • They also introduced modern western military training which favoured fire-arms over traditional weaponry.
  • The rest was favours from friends, but for the second one we had much more money.
  • Fortune favouring we both reached the sea with our heads upon our shoulders. Cited from Gallipoli Diary, Volume I, by Ian Hamilton
  • As a result, the concept of China proper fell out of favour in China.
  • He found his views on the Spanish Civil War out of favour.
  • Edward's parents did not, however, favour a marriage between their son and their former ward.
  • But just as the war seemed decided in the allies' favour, things started to go wrong.
  • Some bar girls are called to dance at private parties, where they often provide sexual favours.
  • Is it merely a case of my favouring this man, and you that man? Cited from The Orations of Marcus Tullius Cicero, Volume 4, by Cicero
  • The trade balance between the two countries are in China's favour.
  • At night the wind came about a little towards the east, favouring his voyage. Cited from Journal of the Swedish Embassy, by Bulstrode Whitelocke
  • They met, dismissed those in favour of the change, and set up a new Executive.
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