bring (something) into disrepute

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bring (something) into disrepute

To tarnish one's or something's reputation in some way. Don't bring my stellar reputation into disrepute with those lies! A few disgruntled patrons have brought the restaurant's reputation into disrepute with their negative online reviews.
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bring someone or something into disrepute

to dishonor or discredit someone or something. This embarrassing incident will bring the entire committee into disrepute. My bankruptcy brought me into disrepute.
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The chief justice observed that the country's name was being brought into disrepute and no one would be spared and everyone's names would be placed on the Exit Control List.
The country's name is being brought into disrepute," the chief justice observed, adding that no one will be spared and everyone's names will be placed on the Exit Control List.
She told Sir Roderick that she did not apologise "for using the verbal short-cut coconut", and claimed there was no evidence the Assembly had been brought into disrepute.
Wojtas said: "When the book was published in 1961, closely followed by the play and the film with Maggie Smith, Gillespie's was horrified and thought the school was being brought into disrepute.
Anyone who thought Twitter was only brought into disrepute by the likes of Donald Trump and Katie Hopkins would have suffered a severe jolt.
It has now been confirmed that the ombudsman does not consider there is evidence that Coun Carter's office or authority was brought into disrepute.
Because the Royals themselves are brought into disrepute when they are used to publicly acknowledge great deeds of heroism - and yet those very same men and women are then failed by the state.
Parliament would be brought into disrepute and public contempt if Vaz sits on this important committee while the cloud of suspicion is hanging over him.
It isn't just the Labour Party they brought into disrepute it is the whole of the council.
Justice Lodha, a former Chief Justice of India, said during a crowded press conference at the capital's India Habitat Centre that actions of Meiyappan, considered the top official of CSK at one time, and Kundra had brought into disrepute the game of cricket, BCCI and IPL and they deserved no leniency.
After one incident, he said: "I cannot deny that I am deeply concerned that the cathedral has been treated with such disrespect, that Durham University has been brought into disrepute and that the taxpayer has had to bear the costs of a wholly unnecessary emergency call-out.
After the case, Mr Blacker was quoted by the BBC as saying: "My qualifications, status and offices were brought into disrepute and I was very upset by the comments.
So, as long as the flag or the country's image is not brought into disrepute, there shouldn't be anything wrong in using the flag to show your sense of pride and patriotism in a profile picture," he said.
First of all, it is important to remember how the great game of cricket has been brought into disrepute in recent years by a number of gambling scandals, involving players.
Whitehall's Forfeiture Committee, chaired by civil service head Sir Bob Kerslake, recommended the step after deciding the system would be brought into disrepute if she was allowed to keep the honour.