bring into disrepute

idiom

Definition of bring into disrepute

formal
: to give (something) a bad name The star player's drug use will bring the game into disrepute.

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“Bring into disrepute.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bring%20into%20disrepute. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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