in someone's good books


in someone's good books
in someone's good books
In favour with someone
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Main Entry:good

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in someone’s bad/good/books informal phrase
used for saying that someone is annoyed with you pleased with you

I’m trying to get back in her good books.

Thesaurus: not liked or lovedsynonym loved, liked or wanted very muchsynonym
Main entry: book

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see book

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in someone's good books
chiefly Brit informal : in a state in which you are liked or are treated nicely by someone

He's trying to get back in his boss's good books by offering to work overtime.

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Main Entry:book

Useful english dictionary. 2012.