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fall from power

To lose one's authority or power in a particular situation or setting. That CEO fell from power once news of his scandal broke.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

fall from power

Fig. to go out of power; to go out of office. The dictator fell from power after the riots. Every ruler will fall from power sooner or later.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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