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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Wigan have now concluded their own disciplinary process and said in a statement: "Flower has been found guilty of gross misconduct due to violent conduct bringing into disrepute the Wigan club and the game of rugby league.
He puts on a look of bewilderment and concern on his face as if I have personally offended him, his family and his entire tribe, not to mention bringing into disrepute his honor and position in society.
It's just the mindless few that are doing this but bear in mind the mindless few are bringing into disrepute the ones that are keeping quiet and not causing hassle.
He was under renewed attack this week with Liberal Democrat education spokesman Phil Willis calling only yesterday for the Government to sack him for allegedly bringing into disrepute the Office for Standards in Education, of which he was in charge.