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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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Developed largely by Francis Galton as a method of improving the human race, it fell into disfavor only after the perversion of its doctrines by the Nazis.
He says he fell into disfavor in Saudi Arabia when he accused the current King Salman -- at the time he was still the emir of Riyadh - of corruption.
Aguirre also fell into disfavor with Cebuano voters when he linked Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmena to the drug trade.
Because of her rejection of the sterile academic theology of Protestant Scholasticism (which she had mastered and continued to use against opponents) and of her joining the Labadist cult to focus on true theology, that is, a deeply felt experiential knowledge of Christ and God, she fell into disfavor in Calvinist circles, yet remained influential, especially among German Pietists and beyond.
7, which has been a fine Sox number that fell into disfavor last year with four owners -- Ryan Roberts, Stephen Drew, Kelly Johnson and Jemile Weeks.
It is widely believed that Kumar Rupasinghe fell into disfavor with the Norwegians when he decided to support President Rajapakse, in the second Presidential campaign.
Of these methods, the best practice soon became bloodletting, whereas vomiting, urinating, and defecating fell into disfavor. If tenacity is a criterion for knowledge (Rubin and Babbie, 2010), then there is something to be said about Galen and best practice, as both Near Eastern and Western medicine would wait another 1,500 years before any noticeable advancement would occur.
Terrell, the leading scorer for the Trojans early in the season who then fell into disfavor with O'Neill, "is going to play a big role" for USC.
Like Reed, Ritchie Robertson examines German cosmopolitanism in conjunction with nationalism in his essay, "Cosmopolitanism, Patriotism, and Nationalism in the German and Austrian Enlightenment." Robertson chronicles how the cosmopolitanism fostered by the Enlightenment republic of letters fell into disfavor with the rise of German patriotism, however he provides a counter-narrative showing that patriotism need not always be tied to militant aggression: in Austria, the ideal patriot was not a soldier but a bureaucrat.
The American navy grew rapidly during that conflict, but once the war ended the Navy became a political issue and fell into disfavor in the eyes of Thomas Jefferson, even though he had deployed warships against Tripoli's pirates.
While the MaynardTape primer ultimately fell into disfavor with serious shooters, its descendant, roll caps for toy sixguns, is still being made to this day.
Modernism, accused of being "formalistic," fell into disfavor, and until the relative political "thaw" of 1956, after Stalin's death, the dominant style in art and architecture was socialist realism.
Project 28, a $20 million technology demonstration program that began in 2005, hit several technical snags and thus fell into disfavor on Capitol Hill.
Libel and character assassination fell into disfavor with publishers.
In the end, all of the overtly "brown" priests eventually fell into disfavor with both the state and their superiors.