fall out of someone's good graces
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fall out of someone's good graces
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to lose someone's favor)
a. caer en desgracia con alguien
Why was Cynthia demoted to assistant? - She fell out of someone's good graces, but he couldn't fire her.¿Por qué rebajaron a Cynthia a ayudante? - Cayó en desgracia con alguien, pero él no podía despedirla.
b. caer de la gracia de alguien
How did you fall from the general's good graces?¿Cómo caíste de la gracia del general?
c. perder el favor de alguien
I fell out of her good graces when I insulted her son in front of her.Perdí su favor cuando insulté a su hijo delante de ella.
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