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fall into disgrace

To experience a decline in one's reputation. The CEO fell into disgrace once news of the scandal broke.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The man in power radiates, you know; and since you are there, why should you continue to persecute him who had just fallen into disgrace, and fallen from such a height?"
The thieves had already approached Andrea, some screaming, "La savate -- La savate!"* a cruel operation, which consists in cuffing a comrade who may have fallen into disgrace, not with an old shoe, but with an iron-heeled one.
"Oh, no, not at all, vicomte," Athos replied; "he is simply a gentleman of great genius who has fallen into disgrace with the cardinal through having written certain verses against him."
Some of these businesses are managed by actors, intellectuals, former soldiers, or high government officials fallen into disgrace, as well as Cubans with relatives living abroad who serve as sponsors.
He hits it off with a trio of former members who have fallen into disgrace, and they all join up to defeat a plot to overthrow the king by an English lord who's built a deadly war airship.
The measly amounts given to such miserable souls are insulting, particularly after recruitment, they are blackmailed because they have fallen into disgrace and can no longer control their lives or destinies.
Summary: The famous beaches of Sydney have fallen into disgrace among British holidaymakers for whom the Australian port city lags behind their other destinations for sun, sand and surf.
Tunis, Aug 30, 2010 (TAP) - The famous beaches of Sydney have fallen into disgrace among British holidaymakers for whom the Australian port city lags behind their other destinations for sun, sand and surf.