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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He said: "[Dual candidacy] brings into disrepute the notion of proportional representation.
Mr McFadden said: "It's a farce, absolutely ridiculous, and it brings into disrepute the whole electoral system.
More specifically, Luperini argues that 9/11 brings into disrepute what he sees as the mystifications of Vattimo's so-called "pensiero debole," or programmatically ahistorical and nonauthoritarian "weak thought.