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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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Sudhe had been given a bad name that killed it when it fell into disfavour.
In the later Middle Ages these interpretative poems which had been added to the basic Mass structure fell into disfavour. Reformation historians have largely neglected the significance of this aspect of the abolition of the liturgy with its processions and symbolism which was the final destruction of a whole way of spiritual life, a destruction completed by the Council of Trent.
PARIS: France's ambassador to UNESCO, the former minister Rama Yade who fell into disfavour with President Nicolas Sarkozy, has decided to resign to join an ally's campaign to unseat him.
Dumeril and Magendie confirmed his findings in 1829 on human cadavers and despite Leroy's invention of a safety bellows, the practice of artificial inflation of the lungs fell into disfavour for many years.
With the release of the results from three randomised controlled trials (RCTs) in the mid-1980s and 1990s, the PASG fell into disfavour with emergency medicine and came to be called one of the most controversial pre-hospital interventions.
That is because, for largely political reasons, his ideas fell into disfavour in the USSR at around the time when he died (at the age of only 38 years).