lose (one's) faith (in something or someone)

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lose (one's) faith (in something or someone)

To stop believing (in someone or something); to become disillusioned, embittered, or doubtful (about something or someone). (When said simply as "lose faith," it is often in reference to losing religious faith in God.) The staff have started losing faith in John's ability to manage the restaurant properly. I lost my faith in my friends ever since they turned their backs on me when my husband left. It's not uncommon to lose faith at some point in one's life, but God will reveal himself to you if you're willing to receive Him.
See also: faith, lose
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1 hits "If You Love Somebody Set Them Free" and "All This Time," as well as Grammy winners "If I Ever Lose My Faith In You" and "Whenever I Say Your Name" featuring Mary J.
But this just can't be right and I'm starting to lose my faith.
If you'd said to me this time last year that I would lose my faith, I would have laughed in your face.
Of course, the evening really took off toward the end and into the prolonged encore with ``Desert Rose,'' ``If I Ever Lose My Faith in You'' and our all-time favorite stalker song ``Every Breath You Take.
Sting also received two other awards in the 2 million plays category for "If Ever I Lose My Faith In You" and "Spirits In The Material World" (EMI Music Publishing Ltd.
But I'd lose my faith in Cheryl if she did a Posh and stayed with Ashley.
I'm beginning to lose my faith in this country's justice system.
Opening with ``If You Love Somebody Set Them Free,'' the ubiquitous singer and bassist offered muscular readings of ``Fields of Gold,'' ``If I Ever Lose My Faith in You'' and that surveillance anthem, ``Every Breath You Take.
Also included is "If I Ever Lose My Faith In You," for which Sting won the 1994 Grammy Award for Best Pop Male Vocal Performance and a BMI Pop Music Award.
I refuse to lose my faith in the law and in the people I work with, even in the face of this outrageous judgment.
Sting closed with two encore sets that included a plaintive solo acoustic version of ``Message in a Bottle,'' ``Brand New Day,'' ``If I Ever Lose My Faith in You'' and a hopeful rather than brooding rendition of ``Every Breath You Take.
For example, a "medieval" icon of Sting illustrates the "If I Ever Lose My Faith in You" song space; sand animations illustrate the "Fragile" song space; and a mechanical heart illustrates the "Fortress Around Your Heart" song space.