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"En contra" is an adverb which is often translated as "against", and "favor" is a noun which is often translated as "favor". Learn more about the difference between "en contra" and "favor" below.
en contra(
ehn
 
kohn
-
trah
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. against
El político se pronunció en contra de la reforma migratoria.The politician declared himself against the immigration reform.
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favor(
fah
-
bohr
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (help)
a. favor
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Si quieres que alguien te haga un favor, solo tienes que saber pedírselo.If you want a favor from someone, you just need to know how to ask for it.
b. favour (United Kingdom)
¡No te olvides de darle las gracias por ofrecerse a hacerte el favor!Don't forget to thank him for offering to do you a favour!
2. (support)
a. favor
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Trató de cambiar su personalidad para ganarse el favor de los votantes.He tried to change who he was in order to gain the favor of the voters.
b. favour (United Kingdom)
Esto le hizo perder el favor de los comunes.This made him lose the favour of the Commons.
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