drag (one's) name through the mud

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drag (one's) name through the mud

To disparage someone publicly, especially to the detriment of their reputation. I'm trying to maintain a fair and respectable campaign, and Brad totally dragged my name through the mud! Don't drag my name through the mud—you're the one who messed up the budget!
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The star also denied he was broke and added: 'It is just one of their many schemes to embarrass me and drag my name through the mud
They're trying to drag my name through the mud a little bit, but if there's another 50-50 situation, I'm going to go in and I'mgoing to go in committed and hard.