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be in someone's good (or bad) graces

Definition of be in someone's good or bad graces in English:

Be regarded by someone with favour (or disfavour).
Example sentences
  • In this multicultural world, people from those other cultures demand that they be treated as equal, command the same respect and be in our good graces.
  • She guessed that it probably belonged to one of the slaves that were in the queen 's good graces.
  • We introduced ourselves and he promised coffee around the halfway point of our night, and by then he was in my good graces.
See parent entry: grace
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