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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He said the fake degree narrative was being bandied pushed by some malicious people who lost favor with the university management.
Following Charles' separation from Diana, the Prince of Wales became less popular in the press and according to "Rebel Prince: The Power, Passion and Defiance of Prince Charles" by Tom Bower, he also lost favor with members of the royal family.
She first became popular and famous as a singularly lovely and sultry film star, but eventually lost favor with some fans due to her controversial, black and bleak lifestyle and life choices.
In recent years, there has been the perception that Ahmed Dogan and the Movement have lost favor with authorities in Turkey.
Because of this, the RLR concept lost favor with passage of the Deficit Reduction Act of 1984, which imposed the following restrictions on RLR plans:
While Koizumi has lost favor with a majority of voters, there is apparently no promising candidate for the top post.
Lionized by highbrows and common folk throughout the 1930s, Disney lost favor with the intellectuals in the 1940s as he assumed a paranoid Cold War stance and churned out a widening flood of celebratory entertainment until his death.
Only a paranoid megalomaniac who has lost favor with the majority of his people would have taken such a step, and Robert Mugabe is such a man.
As various sectors of the business lost favor with the consumer, the conglomerates divested themselves of "divisions" they once courted, until, as in the case of companies like Collins & Aikman, the whole became a shell of its former self.
His political activity was halted, however, when he lost favor with the Chilean government, which turned to the right.
Jason lost favor with the gods and wandered as an outcast until his old age, when the prow of his old vessel, the Argo, fell on him and killed him.
While Bitcoin has gained mainstream popularity in recent months, it's lost favor with a certain group of users: criminals.
After reaching a peak market penetration of nearly 30 percent in the 1970s, electric toothbrushes lost favor with American consumers.
However, Seneca lost favor with the emperor and prudently withdrew from imperial politics and court society in 62.