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Meaning of “keep on the right side of sb” in the English Dictionary

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keep on the right side of sb

to ​try to make ​certain that someone is ​pleased with you: Paul ​kept on the ​right side of his ​teachers by ​working really hard.
(Definition of keep on the right side of sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “keep on the right side of sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 避免得罪(某人), 争取(某人)的好感…
in Chinese (Traditional) 避免得罪(某人), 爭取(某人)的好感…
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