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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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[12] As the post-Vatican II pendulum continues its swing to the conservative right, creation spirituality has fallen into disfavour or is regarded with suspicion.
"She must have doubts about being hitched to Mulder's falling star and in the movie she has fallen into disfavour with the FBI while he is wondering about his next move."