lose favor (with one)

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lose favor (with one)

To no longer be supported, accepted, approved of, or regarded highly by one. John lost favor with his boss ever since he managed to drive away the firm's most lucrative client. Those stupid toys are just a fad—they'll start losing favor sooner or later.
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lose favor

(with someone) Go to fall out of favor (with someone).
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Analysts see an early election as a done deal, with Netanyahu and ministers trying to pin responsibility for bringing the government down on each other so as not to lose favor with their right-wing voter base.
As for the current female standouts, they could inadvertently stumble along the way and lose favor with some viewers-so they definitely can't take their unique appeal for granted.
What Mannix doesn't want to talk about: his opposition to abortion, and other issues that would please social conservatives on the right but lose favor with middle-voting Oregonians.
If an analyst cries "sell,' he's likely to lose favor with the company and be bumped from a favorable position in the string of phone calls.