be in someone's good books


be in someone's good books
be in (someone's) good books informal if you are in someone's good books, they are pleased with you.

I cleaned the bathroom yesterday so I'm in Mum's good books.


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  • in someone's good books — In favour with someone • • • Main Entry: ↑good * * * in someone’s bad/good/books informal phrase used for saying that someone is annoyed with you pleased with you …   Useful english dictionary

  • in someone's good books — ► in someone s bad (or good) books in disfavour (or favour) with someone. Main Entry: ↑book …   English terms dictionary

  • be in someone's bad books — be in (someone s) bad books informal be in (someone s) good books if you are in someone s good books, they are pleased with you. He s in Melanie s bad books because he arrived 2 hours late …   New idioms dictionary

  • be in good books — be in (someone s) good books informal if you are in someone s good books, they are pleased with you. I cleaned the bathroom yesterday so I m in Mum s good books …   New idioms dictionary

  • in someone's bad books — Unpopular with someone • • • Main Entry: ↑bad * * * in someone’s bad/good/books informal phrase used for saying that someone is annoyed with you pleased with you …   Useful english dictionary

  • in someone's bad (or good) books — in disfavour (or favour) with someone. → book …   English new terms dictionary

  • in\ one's\ good\ books — • in one s good graces • in one s good books adv. phr. Approved of by you; liked by someone. Ruth is in her mother s good graces because she ate all her supper. Bill is back in the good graces of his girlfriend because he gave her a box of candy …   Словарь американских идиом

  • in one's good books — approved of by someone, liked by someone I have been in her good books since I helped her with her work last month …   Idioms and examples

  • in one's good books graces — approved of by someone, liked by someone I have been in her good books since I helped her with her work last month …   Idioms and examples

  • in my good books — If someone is in your good books, you are pleased with or think highly of them at the moment …   The small dictionary of idiomes