desfavorecer a
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desfavorecer a
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to be prejudicial)
a. to go against the interests of
El nuevo acuerdo comercial con China desfavorece a los Estados Unidos.The new trade deal with China goes against the interests of the United States.
b. to work against
El que cierren las clínicas de salud desfavorecerá a las personas de ingresos limitados.Closing health clinics will work against people with limited incomes.
2. (to not flatter)
a. to not suit
Te desfavorecen esas gafas. ¿Por qué no te ponles las otras?Those glasses don't suit you. You don't you wear your other ones?
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