lose faith in

idiom

: to no longer believe that (someone or something) can be trusted
people who have lost faith in their government

Examples of lose faith in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Schumer said Trump's words can incite violence and get people killed, and cause people to lose faith in democracy. Alexander Mallin, ABC News, 22 May 2024 Crisis only hits when investors lose faith in a government or a company’s ability to service its debt and the situation spirals out of control in a destructive feedback loop that sees investors demanding ever higher premiums to offset ever rising risk. Christiaan Hetzner, Fortune, 6 May 2024 As major milestones like having a child, buying a house, and retiring all become more pricey, Gen Z has started to lose faith in their ability to get ahead. Bychloe Berger, Fortune, 2 May 2024 And counting on the remaining employees to help is a lost cause: 77% of surviving employees lose faith in the company and stop being champions. Ann Kowal Smith, Forbes, 13 Feb. 2024 And yet the forces that have made people lose faith in the media also create an opportunity for brands like Fortune to become more valuable than ever. Diane Brady, Fortune, 29 Jan. 2024 Customers lose faith in domestic products and stop buying them. J.j. Colao, Fortune, 19 Dec. 2023 Wall Street seemed to lose faith in Owen’s leadership. Samantha Delouya, CNN, 12 Oct. 2023 An East Palestine, Ohio, resident accused Norfolk Southern and federal officials of abandoning her home after a toxic train derailment devastated the town earlier this year, leading her to lose faith in the government and her love of the country. Megan Myers, Fox News, 23 Dec. 2023

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“Lose faith in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lose%20faith%20in. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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