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  • Later, she gave up film study in favour of music.
  • He left a year later in favour of session music work.
  • Oh sir, I shall take care how I ever ask favours of you again! Cited from Letters of Horace Walpole, V2, Horace Walpole
  • With this in mind, a vote was cast which went in favour of becoming an urban district.
  • He argued in favour of a strong, well-trained and well-equipped army.
  • They met, dismissed those in favour of the change, and set up a new Executive.
  • He decided to enter the Italian War in favour of his new ally.
  • Yet I well remember The favours of these men: were they not mine? Cited from Wyandotte, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Its production lines were closed down in favour of the Hercules engine.
  • The single invasion theory has been also rejected in favour of the two separate invasions.
  • However, public opinion remains strongly in favour of the country's status as a nuclear free zone.
  • All those present then spoke, in turn, but none in favour of Honecker.
  • Then he would justify the favours of the heaven he made for himself. Cited from Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, XXII, by various
  • Top leaders of the armed forces were not in favour of the plan, as Germany was not yet ready for war.
  • These could not be had at Rome for all the favours of the emperor. Cited from A History of Roman Literature, by C. T. Cruttwell
  • The Catholic Church saw its influence declining in favour of the king.
  • This rule was deemed to be too much in favour of the team batting second.
  • In only a few cases he exercised his influence in favour of clemency.
  • Thus, for a period, economics worked in favour of cable cars even in relatively flat cities.
  • Under Japanese rule, the province was abolished in favour of Japanese-style divisions.
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