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favour

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noun
1 noun sth to helpgar masc  c m u to do sb a favour gar a dhéanamh do dhuine, soilíos a dhéanamh do dhuine to ask sb a favour gar a iarraidh ar dhuine to return a favour to sb an comhar a íoc le duineI'll return the favour cúiteoidh mé an chomaoin leatkindly do me the favour of not saying that word ar mhiste leat gan an focal sin a rá? 2 noun support, approvalfabhar masc1gnaoi fem4  c m u fem4  c m u the approach is enjoying favour with the unions tá na ceardchumainn fabhrach leis an gcur chuige as president, she enjoyed the favour of the people bhí gnaoi an phobail uirthi mar uachtarán his manners didn't find favour with the customers (also his manners didn't gain favour with the customers) níor thaitin a bhéasa leis na custaiméirí, níor thug na custaiméirí taitneamh dá bhéasa the bank lost favour with its customers chaill an banc tacaíocht a chuid custaiméirí to curry favour fabhar a lorghe's trying to curry favour with you tá sé ag iarraidh déanamh suas leat, tá sé ag iarraidh bheith mór leat he didn't look with favour on the proposal níor thaitin an moladh leis, ní raibh sé fabhrach leis an moladh the grace and favour of the rich grásta agus fabhar lucht an rachmaisshe's in favour at the minute tá gean uirthi faoi láthairhe's not in favour with the party leadership níl gnaoi cheannasaíocht an pháirtí airboots are now out of favour tá buataisí as faisean anois
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 noun preferential treatmentfabhar masc1without fear or favour gan chamadh gan chlaonadh to show favour to sb fabhar a thabhairt do dhuine, bheith fabhrach le duine 4 noun sexual actssexual favours cineálacha collaí 5 noun small giftfabhar masc1féirín masc4  c m u
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6 verb support, approve of TRANSITIVEbheith i bhfabharbheith i bhfách leI don't favour that approach níl mé i bhfabhar na rogha sin, níl mé i bhfách leis an gcur chuige sinwe favour a complete ban on foxhunting táimid ar son cosc iomlán ar sheilg na sionnach, b'fhearr linn cosc iomlán ar sheilg na sionnach 7 verb prefer TRANSITIVEthe butterfly favours sunny habitats gnáthóga grianmhara a thaithíonn an féileacán, is fearr leis an bhféileacán gnáthóga grianmhara, is rogha leis an bhféileacán gnáthóga grianmhara 8 verb give unfair advantage to sb TRANSITIVEbuntáiste a thabhairt doan education system which favours the most able córas oideachais a thugann buntáiste do na daltaí is ábaltathe tax cuts will favour the rich beidh na ciorruithe cánach chun leas lucht an rachmais, rachaidh na ciorruithe cánach ar sochar do lucht an tsaibhris, lucht an rachmais is fearr a dhéanfaidh as na ciorruithe 9 verb usually ironic give in generous gesture TRANSITIVEshe favoured me with a visit dheonaigh sí cuairt a thabhairt ormthey didn't favour me with a reply níor bhac siad le freagra a thabhairt ormto favour sb with a kiss póg a bhronnadh ar dhuine, póg a thoirbhirt do dhuine 10 verb make situation easier for TRANSITIVEcuidigh le PhrV  c m uéascaigh verb  c m ubheith fabhrach dothe long grass favoured the home team chuidigh an féar fada leis an bhfoireann bhailea climate which favours the growth of small business aeráid a éascaíonn fás gnólachtaí beagathe weather favoured us bhí an t-ádh orainn leis an aimsir 11 verb (especially US) resemble TRANSITIVEtéigh le PhrV  c m ulean verb  c m uhe favours his father téann sé lena athair, leanann sé a athairin looks, the two girls favour their mother lena máthar atá an bheirt chailíní ag dul, tá cosúlacht a máthar ar an dá chailín
phrases

do me a favour!

(also

do us a favour!

informal (especially BRITAIN) éist do bhéal!lig as!

in favour of sth/sb

1 supporting, agreeing withi bhfabhar ruda/duineI'm in favour of the proposal tá mé i bhfabhar an mholta, tá mé i bhfách leis an moladh I'm all in favour of that tá mé ag teacht go hiomlán leis sin they voted in favour of the change vótáil siad ar son an athraithe the court found in favour of the plaintiff (also the court ruled in favour of the plaintiff) rialaigh an chúirt i bhfabhar an ghearánaí, bhí breith na cúirte leis an ngearánaí they came down in favour of the motion shocraigh siad tacú leis an rún 2 out of preference forde rogha arin áitI gave up contact lenses in favour of glasses fuair mé spéaclaí de rogha ar lionsaí tadhaill

in sb's favour

1 to sb's advantagei bhfabhar duinei leith duinear son duineshe changed her will in his favour d'athraigh sí a huacht ina fhabhar, d'athraigh sí a tiomna ina leiththat's a point in her favour sin pointe ar a son, sin rud maith fúithiwe had the wind in our favour bhí cóir na gaoithe linnthe traffic lights are in our favour tá na soilse tráchta linnhe's got everything in his favour tá gach sórt ag rith leisthe delay might work in our favour b'fhéidir go mbeadh an mhoill ina cúnamh againn, b'fhéidir go ndéanfadh an mhoill leas dúinn, b'fhéidir go rachadh an mhoill chun sochair dúinn 2 (of cheque) written out toi bhfabhar duinei leith duine

not to do yourself any favours

you'll not do yourself any favours if you speak like that ní dhéanfaidh tú aon mhaith duit féin má labhraíonn tú mar sin, ní dhéanfaidh tú sochar ar bith duit féin má labhraíonn tú mar sin

not to do sb any favours

this photograph doesn't do her any favours ní haon mhaise uirthi an grianghraf seo, cuireann an grianghraf seo droch-chuma uirthi, is drochphictiúr é seo di

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