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English verb: fall from grace

1. fall from grace (social) revert back to bad behavior after a period of good behavior

SamplesThe children fell from grace when they asked for several helpings of dessert.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)misbehave, misconduct, misdemean

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