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).
See also: favor, lose
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Trump even appears to be losing favor with his core constituents, whose support for the American president until this point has been rock-solid since the 2016 election campaign, World News reported.
Both had great voices and played their roles perfectly as newcomers in a town that was losing favor of the hip hop and rock music.
However, old-school brands don't seem to be in danger of losing favor quite yet: Ford, Lowe's and Subway all made it into the top ten, while General Motors scored the title of most-improved.
Of greater concern is that Rwandan President Paul Kagame appears to be losing favor with Western nations.
"We proposed that they add a little more to the budget and rather than having that one event in New York, we'd have maybe two or three smaller events that were consistent with what they were trying to promote throughout the country." As a result, clients would make an impact through repetition rather than glitz, which was losing favor in the recession.
A much better move would have been to eliminate all support for ethanol, which is rapidly losing favor for environmental and economic reasons.
Monday was the second most popular answer, although it appears to be losing favor: 12% rank Monday as most productive, compared to 26% in 2002.
Evidence from a study produced by the United Kingdom's (UK) Department of the Environment and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) suggests that among UK consumers candy is losing favor.
JAPAN: Old fashioned toothbrushes are losing favor with consumers who prefer electric models that feature increasingly advanced functions, such as generating sonic waves and heads that vibrate at high speed.
They had made such a good thing out of the Ford franchise for 12 years, observed John Chamberlain in The Enterprising Americans, "that virtually none of them cared to risk losing favor with the Dearborn autocrat.
Critics, however, say that the declining rate indicates that the bottle bill is losing favor with consumers.
Domestically, barrels have been losing favor to boxes, baskets, crates, drums and other containers.
* The use of hidden cameras is also losing favor. Two years ago, 65% opposed the use of hidden cameras; now the opposition has grown to 72%.
The types of wines most affected by overproduction are likely to be so-called "ordinary" wines, for these are the wines losing favor with wine consumers in both the United States and Europe.
Rather, Coke erred in refusing to admit from the start that its product was losing favor with its customers.