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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 doing masses of work.
Translations of “keep on the right side of sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 避免得罪(某人), 爭取(某人)的好感…
in Chinese (Simplified) 避免得罪(某人), 争取(某人)的好感…
(Definition of keep on the right side of sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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