Idiom: give something a bad name
— It’s a few egocentric, bigoted and intolerant Americans that give the rest of us a bad name around the world.
— A few attacks by Pitbull dogs give the rest of the breed a bad name.
— The director is giving the company a bad name by being aggressive with others at the public hearings.
— Bon Jovi's song captures my ex-girlfriend so well: "Shot through the heart / and you're to blame / you give love a bad name."
— Donald Trump is giving the Republican Party a bad name.
— If you're not careful, your tweets will give you a bad name when you try to find a job after you graduate college.
— Our football team's poor sportsmanship has given our school a bad name.
— In many countries, if a girl simply talks to a boy she can give her entire family a bad name.
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