- in someone's good books
- in someone's good booksIn favour with someone• • •Main Entry: ↑good
* * *used for saying that someone is annoyed with you pleased with you
I’m trying to get back in her good books.Main entry: book
* * *see book
* * *in someone's good bookschiefly 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.• • •Main Entry: ↑book
Useful english dictionary. 2012.