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English definition of “be in sb's good/bad books”

be in sb's good/bad books

C2 If you are in someone's good/ bad books , they are pleased /not pleased with you: He's in Melanie's bad books because he arrived two hours late. I cleaned the bathroom yesterday so I'm in Mum's good books .Liked, or not liked, by many people
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