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fall into disfavor

To no longer be supported, preferred, or highly regarded. John fell into disfavor with his boss ever since he managed to drive away the firm's most lucrative client. They were a fad, that's all—they're already falling into disfavor.
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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.
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By (A), however, this amounts to claiming that my murdering John is worthy of my greater disfavor than George's murdering John.
and her associates undertook their analysis based on patients who were taking vitamin E during the time before high-dose vitamin E fell into disfavor.
Scorning Fuks's perpetual uneasiness over his boss's disfavor as he probes the Wojtys family's tics and quirks for clues, Witold records the minutiae of his moment-by-moment existence with the scrupulousness of a forensic pathologist.
From allegory as a device for interpreting Biblical passages that fell into disfavor since the eighteenth century but is occasionally still used at the popular level, to a brief history of the interpretation of the Book of Zechariah, Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of the Bible is filled with thoughtful, well-reasoned discourse and is highly accessible to readers of all backgrounds.
In North America, coastal salmon farms fell into public disfavor as they became implicated in both algae blooms (fed by fish feces) and the further decline of wild salmon runs (due to competition and interbreeding with escapees from the farms).
(22) In Fifty Years among the Baptists, David Benedict recalled this disfavor in the words of an elderly lady who once said, "You could hardly find one among them [Baptists] but what was deformed in some way or other.
Barghouti's late registration as a candidate is drawing disfavor from some of those who were once thought to be his most likely supporters.
She fell into disfavor with Cummings and was ordered to stay in Las Vegas.
Many of the reasons for Kircher's recent and well-deserved popularity are just those features of his career and writings that found such disfavor among critics from the eighteenth century to the twentieth, as Daniel Stolzenberg points out in his introductory essay.
DF: One thing that interests me about your alternative-space, artist's-books kickoff point is that I've found younger people today may view the '80s not in terms of those politics but as a commercial period, when the gallery system recovered after a period of disfavor in the '60s and '70s.
More important, though, could be the creation of a replacement for the G7, which includes Canada, whose economy is marginal, and France, which is in deep disfavor with Bush.
The IRS appears to have moved from viewing LKE programs with disfavor to allowing taxpayers to operate them in an efficient manner, provided acceptable procedures for handling of funds are provided.
Since physiologists have often considered the vacuole "the cell's trash bag," says Lee, the sunscreen proposal faded into disfavor. For much of the past century, he says, physiologists classed anthocyanins as just some more trash.
Managed competition, the default policy under which we have operated for the past 20 years, has fallen into disfavor with both providers and consumers.