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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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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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Facebook and Twitter have been blocked there since 2009, and Instagram since the end of 2014, with Skype falling into disgrace last year.
I do not pay them attention; they are falling into disgrace.'
Most recently it was John Galliano, who has been given the chance of redemption, after falling into disgrace with his drunken antirant in a Paris cafe in 2011.
In addition, Forestier rejects any idea of Racine falling into disgrace at Court over an accusation of Jansenism in 1698.
A pro-Beijing political star before falling into disgrace, Cheng gave up his directly elected seat at the legislature just days after winning reelection in September last year due to a conflict-of-interest scandal.