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And he reckons the youngster will restore his tarnished image once he returns to action. The Sun (2015)The old regime is clearing its tarnished reputation and preparing for power. Times, Sunday Times (2013)That form of democracy had a tarnished reputation. Democracy and its Critics - Anglo-American democratic thought in the nineteenth century (1989)Some are suggesting he must come clean to save his tarnished reputation. The Sun (2011)Leicester see him as the ideal man to repair their tarnished reputation after a number of controversial incidents. The Sun (2015)His credit record is badly tarnished. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The tarnished image is most obvious in the banks, but is spreading to other sectors. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Villas-Boas is determined to repair his tarnished reputation in England. The Sun (2012)In the past few days the reputation of British business has been badly tarnished. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Changes like these represent an opportunity for auditors to improve their tarnished image, but also a challenge. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It will also be a massive boost to our tarnished reputation abroad and to tourism all over Britain. The Sun (2009)She admits agents have a tarnished reputation for being greedy and alleged underhand dealing but says money is not the top priority for her agency. The Sun (2011)They appeared on MPs' press releases and websites as members tried to repair their tarnished reputations. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The attack is likely to seriously damage Pakistan's tarnished reputation as a place to do business. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's clear that a tarnished reputation continues to dog Monsanto. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Once masters of counter-insurgency, our global reputation has been badly tarnished. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Local officials say the riverside park is to boost tourism - and is not a bid to polish the town's tarnished image. The Sun (2013)The American journalist hired by the Vatican to improve its tarnished image after a series of embarrassing leaks said yesterday that he relished the task. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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