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They bring our discredited judicial system further into disrepute. The Sun (2006)This sort of behaviour brings capitalism into disrepute. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is exactly the sort of action that brings banks into disrepute. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Because the four judges on the show kept picking on him for bringing dance into disrepute. Times, Sunday Times (2008)No other conspiracy theory matches that one in moral and intellectual disrepute. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This older view is now in serious disrepute. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)The pair face the possibility of disrepute charges and fines. The Sun (2012)He admitted a disrepute charge and was banned for six months. The Sun (2010)The pair were then hauled before the Board to answer disrepute charges. The Sun (2012)To call him a bully, cheat and coward would not exactly have you up on a disrepute charge. The Sun (2011)Monk is confident he will not be hit with a disrepute charge this week over his Moses cheat claim. The Sun (2014)We need reform so that a suspended sentence can be converted by the original judge if the convicted criminals bring it into disrepute by their behaviour. The Sun (2015)That brings football into disrepute. The Sun (2014)This risks bringing the house into further disrepute, especially if the member concerned is then able to claim further attendance allowances from the public purse. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The three-time world champion only resumed playing last month after a six-month ban on disrepute charges. The Sun (2010)To have ignored that would, in its bureaucratic way, have brought the system into further disrepute. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But the FA has decided not to hit him with a disrepute charge, although he has been warned about making such comments. The Sun (2014)
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