go in favor

go in (one's) favor

To happen in a way that is advantageous or beneficial to one. I'm so relieved that the court ruling went in my favor! My mom being away when report cards were mailed home has really gone in my favor—I'm not grounded for my bad grades yet!
See also: favor, go
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

go in someone's favor

[for something] to change to someone's benefit. (Alludes to very changeable things like game scores, wind direction, or chance in general.) Things appear to be going in our favor—finally. The game was going in our favor during the first half.
See also: favor, go
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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