be in good books


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.


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  • 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

  • in his good books — among those he likes, on his list of good people    She s in his good books because she praised his painting …   English idioms

  • in my good books — among the people I like, on my good side    To get in my good books, you can help me with my homework …   English idioms

  • in my good books —    If someone is in your good books, you are pleased with or think highly of them at the moment.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • In my good books —   If someone is in your good books, you are pleased with or think highly of them at the momnent …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • 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

  • 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 …   New idioms 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

  • (be) in somebody's good books — be in sb s good/bad ˈbooks idiom (informal) used to say that sb is pleased/annoyed with you • I m in her good books at the moment because I cleared up the kitchen. Main entry: ↑bookidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • in one's good books — adjective To be approved and treated well by someone. The boss is being very nice to me lately. I seem to be in his good books for some reason …   Wiktionary