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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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Alan Ayckbourn has hardly been through such a sustained period of disfavour that his work needs to be rediscovered.
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It is quite correct that they had not committed any Jockey Club offence, but their game plan backfired, and the majority of the punters made it quite clear that they viewed their actions with disfavour.
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Initially a strong opponent of the Partition, Mookerjee later disfavoured Hindus living under a government controlled by the Muslim League after the 1946-47 communal riots.
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