out of favor
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out of favor (with one)
Not supported, preferred, or highly regarded (by one any) longer. John had been out of favor 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 out of favor.
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*out of favor (with someone)
no longer desirable or preferred by someone. (*Typically: be ~; go ~.) I can't ask John to help. I'm out of favor with him. That kind of thing has been out of favor for years.
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out of favor
see under in favor
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
in/out of ˈfavour (with somebody)supported/not supported or liked/not liked by somebody: I seem to be out of favour with the head of department after my remarks at the meeting. ♢ He stays late every afternoon because he wants to stay in favour with the boss.
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