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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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The party is losing favour with voters, with new poll results released today showing Labour is set to win just 31.4 per cent of votes ahead of the November 26 election, down from 40 per cent a few months ago.
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More people in the UK are losing favour with cheques and are relying on the Internet and telephonic banking for their banking needs.
Only this week he used the airwaves to reiterate his desire to wear the colours of a bigger club - and he is rapidly losing favour with the fans.
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Berkovic had been a regular member of the first-team squad up until November, before losing favour with O'Neill, who off-loaded him to Ewood Park on loan.