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English definition of “get on the right/wrong side of sb”

get on the right/wrong side of sb

to make someone pleased/annoyed with you: As a teenager, Clare was always getting on the wrong side of her mother.Causing feelings of anger and displeasure
(Definition of get on the right/wrong side of sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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