did a favor

did a favor
did a kind act, did something nice

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • did not like — did not find favor in his eyes, did not seem to him …   English contemporary dictionary

  • did — do do (d[=oo]), v. t. or auxiliary. [imp. {did} (d[i^]d); p. p. {done} (d[u^]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Doing} (d[=oo] [i^]ng). This verb, when transitive, is formed in the indicative, present tense, thus: I do, thou doest (d[=oo] [e^]st) or dost… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • favor — 1. noun /feɪvər/ a) A deed in which help is voluntarily provided. He did me a favor when he took the time to drive me home. b) Goodwill; benevolent regard. She enjoyed the queens favor. 2. verb /feɪvər/ a) To look upon …   Wiktionary

  • favor — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin, from favēre to be favorable; perhaps akin to Old High German gouma attention, Old Church Slavic gověti to revere Date: 14th century 1. a. (1) friendly regard shown toward another… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • did something for him — acted in some manner in order to help him, did him a favor; did something to him …   English contemporary dictionary

  • did him a favor — performed a kind or obliging act for him, helped him …   English contemporary dictionary

  • in someone's favor — 1 : in support of (someone) : in a way that helps or benefits (someone) We hope the final decision will be in our favor. The judge ruled in our favor. 2 : in a state of being liked or approved of by (someone) She did extra work to get back i …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Party Favor — Infobox Television episode Colour = #ffaa44 Series = The O.C. Title = The Party Favor Caption = The cast poses for a picture before attending their Senior Prom. Season = 3 (2005 2006) Episode = 23 Airdate = April 27, 2006 (FOX) Writer = John… …   Wikipedia

  • find favor — be liked or prove acceptable the ballets did not find favor with the public …   Useful english dictionary

  • point in his favor — point for him, something good that is recorded for the person who did it …   English contemporary dictionary

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