Definition of from hero to zero in English:

from hero to zero

phrase

informal
  • Used to refer to a sudden, rapid decline in popularity or success.

    ‘he went from hero to zero just three days after being hailed as one of England's World Cup stars’
    • ‘His career illustrates how quickly someone can travel from hero to zero.’
    • ‘He has gone from hero to zero in just a few months.’
    • ‘He has gone from hero to zero sitting in a blue Benetton.’
    • ‘It went from hero to zero in less than 12 hours.’
    • ‘Also weird how one simple door in one of the rooms meant you were going from hero to zero.’
    • ‘A little movement of the hang point and you go from hero to zero.’
    • ‘He was sacked by Chelsea and received a worldwide seven month ban, going from hero to zero in a year.’
    • ‘The army had disowned him and the media—as is their wont—had transformed him from hero to zero.’
    • ‘From zero to hero or from hero to zero?’
    • ‘How did the trust I chaired go from hero to zero in six months?’