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fall into disfavor

to lose one's influence; to be preferred less and less. This style of government fell into disfavor some years ago. Poor Lee fell into disfavor with the boss and lost all his special privileges.
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But even if there are reasons to be especially concerned with one's own wrongdoing, this alone does not imply that one's wrongdoing is worthy of greater disfavor.
DF: One thing that interests me about your alternative-space, artist's-books kickoff point is that I've found younger people today may view the '80s not in terms of those politics but as a commercial period, when the gallery system recovered after a period of disfavor in the '60s and '70s.
More important, though, could be the creation of a replacement for the G7, which includes Canada, whose economy is marginal, and France, which is in deep disfavor with Bush.
The IRS appears to have moved from viewing LKE programs with disfavor to allowing taxpayers to operate them in an efficient manner, provided acceptable procedures for handling of funds are provided.
Instead of allocating grants on the basis of neutral, secular criteria that neither favor nor disfavor religion, the program creates a minimum quota for religious groups," wrote AU Litigation Counsel Alex J.
Since physiologists have often considered the vacuole "the cell's trash bag," says Lee, the sunscreen proposal faded into disfavor.
Managed competition, the default policy under which we have operated for the past 20 years, has fallen into disfavor with both providers and consumers.
Despite their intuitive appeal and a long philosophical history, imagery-based accounts of the imagination have fallen into disfavor in contemporary discussions.
7 billion in annual sales, Keebler could be an affordable and much-needed catalyst for Kellogg, Campbell Soup and others whose flagship foods have fallen into disfavor with consumers, analysts said.
Not to recognize this is to do the entire GLAAD organization a huge disfavor.
New labeling requirements in Japan have compelled many food processors there to reject GM ingredients, primarily corn and soybeans, rather than pay for labeling and risk consumer disfavor.
Such an incentive is not present, the Court said, "where the aid is allocated on the basis of neutral, secular criteria that neither favor nor disfavor religion, and is made available to both religious and secular beneficiaries on a nondiscriminatory basis.
In the past 25 years, the income tax has fallen into disrepute and disfavor.
Reed went too far with "a series of mean-spirited criticisms," Marable writes, quoting with disfavor Reed's dismissal of bell hooks and Michael Eric Dyson as "hustlers, blending bombast, cliches, psychobabble, and lame guilt-tripping in service to the `pay-me' principle.
5% respondents disfavor options with exercise price below market at the time of grant, while 46.