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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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White said he believes in an independent judiciary, but warned that the courts are falling into disfavor after controversial Supreme Court rulings that critics believe encroach on the Legislature's turf.
He also predicted that sweep accounts, which take funds in a bank account at the end of the day and invest them in money funds, will see renewed interest as rates rise, after falling into disfavor in the low-interest-rate environment, which made the monthly maintenance fee on sweep accounts prohibitive.
During the Soviet era, with traditional practices falling into disfavor, official ensembles portraying the new Soviet values were formed.
There are some indications that ties may be falling into disfavor. That may have been triggered by the increasing popularity of so-called Casual Fridays in many corporate offices, when male staffers in particular were prompted to show up at work with open collars.
But the short receiver was falling into disfavor and was dropped in the late '80s.
Anterior two-incision total hip arthroplasty (THA), only recently touted as being "revolutionary," is falling into disfavor and many surgeons have abandoned this approach, Dr.
As processors (and some additives manufacturers as well) see their competition publicly announcing their intentions to get away from cadmium, they may feel pressured to follow the lead or risk falling into disfavor for not becoming environmentally responsible.