break faith with (someone or something)

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break faith with (someone or something)

To fail to act as one has promised. After promising so much, the candidate will be in danger of breaking faith with the many groups she courted on the campaign trail.
See also: break, faith

break/keep ˈfaith with somebody

break/keep a promise that you have made to somebody; stop/continue being loyal to somebody: The government claims they have kept faith with the people by reducing the crime rate.
See also: break, faith, keep, somebody
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Then there is the story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin, how first he piped the rats away, and afterward, when the mayor broke faith with him, drew all the children along with him and went into the mountain.
Its global leadership role was being destroyed, even before Trump broke faith with over 190 countries by withdrawing from the Paris accord.
Company executives broke faith with the negotiation process and began making unilateral changes to compensation -- a drastic step that violates the terms of the Railway Labor Act, a federal law which governs labor relations in the airline industry.
CVS broke faith with investors," Andrew Ceresney, director of the SEC enforcement division, said in a statement to Reuters.
It has seriously insulted its dialogue partner and broke faith with the DPRK,'' the dispatch said.