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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the phrase hágame el favor de (literally "do me the favor of"; "if you please").

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /faˈborde/, [faˈβorðe]

PrepositionEdit

favor de

  1. please (used before the infinitive of a verb)
    Favor de traerme un café.
    Bring me a coffee, please.

Usage notesEdit

Unlike por favor, favor de may only be used at the beginning of a clause. Favor de is also more polite.

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