Grammar Patterns

V in favour of n

The 'discriminate' group

These verbs are concerned with helping or benefiting someone.
Companies discriminate discriminate in favour of journalists who are likely to write glowing portraits of their bosses.
In the case of work, the pattern V in poss favour is more frequent than V in favour of n.
She said all the weather delays worked in her favour.
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