fall into disgrace

fall into disgrace

to become without honor. The mayor fell into disgrace because of his financial dealings. We fell into disgrace because of our criminal affiliations.
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WHITE CHICKS ITV2, 10pm After an unsuccessful mission, FBI agents Kevin Copeland and Marcus Copeland fall into disgrace within the agency.
6) A tragedy of hubris involving what Aristotle would call a dramatic "discovery" and resulting in the fall into disgrace of a man of high station, American President Richard Milhouse Nixon.
Lay, who as founder of the Enron Corporation rose to peaks of influence in business and politics, only to fall into disgrace amid scandal, died early yesterday morning in Aspen, Colo.
Movie star Michael Douglas and Dr Who pin-up David Tennant have grown Captain Birdseye beards while a balding pate has been blamed for MP Mark Oaten's fall into disgrace.