fall into disfavor

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.
See also: fall
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Germain said he did not feel there was anything in particular that caused him to fall into disfavor with the voters.
Some products like fresh poultry and fresh prepared foods may fall into disfavor, causing both a major shift in demand and in staffing for service departments.
The United States is not the only country in which corporations fall into disfavor from time to time.
In his first 14 games for the Stars, he has one goal, two assists and 25 penalty minutes, and hasn't made the type of glaring mistakes that caused him to fall into disfavor with Kings coach Larry Robinson.
Have students complete research projects on other animal artists of the nineteenth century, in particular, the French artist Troyon and the English artist Landseer, comparing their work to Bonheur's and considering why the work of these painters was to fall into disfavor with the advent of Impressionism.
The latter model, known as the rubble pile, seemed to fall into disfavor as astronomers witnessed the Jovian fireworks.