fall from grace
Experience reduced status or prestige, cease to be held in favor, as in The whole department has fallen from grace and may well be dissolved entirely. This expression originally alluded to losing the favor of God. Today it is also used more loosely, as in the example. [Late 1300s]
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Cassandra, whose hair has already begun to fall out from her court-mandated chemotherapy, could face a similar outcome.
According to the USDA, student participation began to fall, with 1.4 million students opting out of the lunch program entirely.
But there is a big twist in this story that has left both Grace Castro and Lozoya frustrated and grasping for more answers.
That is a reality that still eats at Grace Castro and Yvonne Lozoya.
And that means they also fall under the umbrella of programs most likely to get the axe when state and federal budgets are tight.
Many of them were delicious in the role; one of them was the embodiment of every womanly grace and charm.
Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
They ranged from moving trunks to cleaning cisterns, and, by grace of all of them, Sim was doing very well.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
She was growing a little stout, but it did not seem to detract an iota from the grace of every step, pose, gesture.
May looked along at the dimpled grace, And then at the saint-like, fair old face, “How funny!”