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To harm your own reputation

shame

verb

to cause yourself or someone else to lose respect or a good reputation

dishonor

verb

to do something that makes people lose respect for you or the group that you belong to

go down in someone’s opinion

to become less respected by someone than you were before, because of something that you have done

lose face

to no longer impress people or be respected by them, especially by showing that you are not in control of a situation

lower yourself

to do something that will make you lose the respect of other people

fall from grace/favor

to lose your position, or to lose the respect or approval of other people

come down in someone’s estimation/opinion

to become less respected by someone than you were before, because of something you have done

debase yourself

to behave in a way that makes people lose respect for you

abase yourself

to behave in a way that makes other people respect you less

demean yourself

to do something that may make people respect you less

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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bottom gear

the gear that you use for driving a vehicle very slowly

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subtweet

to post a tweet, usually a negative one, that mentions a person without using the @ sign, so that they will not see the message on their Twitter feed …

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