In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to fall into disrepute — caer en descrédito
- to bring sth into disrepute — desacreditar algo
- he brought the family name into disrepute — deshonró / desacreditó el nombre de la familia
- It has brought the game, in footballing parlance, into disrepute.
- He said the solicitors' code of conduct indicated that they should behave with dignity and not bring the profession into disrepute.
- It's widely despised and held in disrepute by a large segment of the Saudi population.
- When a system is brought into disrepute, doubt is cast on all.
- Having been told that she was a scarlet woman who had brought the name of the House of Windsor into disrepute, Margaret decided to behave like one.
- Without public support, the new laws will quickly fall into disrepute.
- Livingstone still faces a charge of bringing his office into disrepute.
- It just takes one incident like this to bring the whole force into disrepute, especially when police fine other drivers who do that.
- A councillor has been found guilty of bringing Bolton Council into disrepute by making a racist remark.
- So is it any wonder that our system of so-called justice, like our politics, is falling into disrepute?
- We don't know yet whether he is guilty, but he has brought double-barrelled names into disrepute.
- This must of necessity bring her office and the judiciary into disrepute.
- Ministers used to be appointed to their parishes for life unless they committed a grave sin which brought their office into disrepute.
- The myth that the good partisans founded a new, decent Italy all on their own, has been in disrepute for a long time now.
- I think that's all part of player and supporter interaction and acceptable as long as the game is not brought into disrepute.
- Incentives have a role, but when it is possible for even a few individuals to avoid any obligation to the state, they fall into disrepute.
- This indicates a desire to preserve the old mechanisms of the international order, even as these have been cast into disrepute.
- Now its politicians are being brought into disrepute by incompetence, arrogance and ambition.
- This type of attack brings politics into disrepute and goes some way to accounting for the lack of interest in local elections.
- It will surely cause violence and bring our province into disrepute at a national and international level.
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