No, you are going to ruin any chance you have and give us a bad name.
By contrast, George W. Bush launched two disastrous wars, and in so doing gave GOP bluster a bad name.
Peter Beinart on how Team Tea is giving populism a bad name.
His flaw was that he sometimes gave rigor and intellectual honesty a bad name by reminding people how unsettling it can be.
Salon called it a franchise that "is exactly the kind of movie that gives sequels a bad name."
This is the Butterwort (Pinguicula), and it is not a bad name, for the leaves remind one of butter.
"Give a dog a bad name and hang him," said the colonel sententiously.
I spoke in some dismay, for in those days privateers bore a bad name.
He was young, and had a bad name for shying and starting, by which he had lost a good place.
Like a dog, one may give a word a bad name, yet it may be a good dog and a very good word when rightly used.