in one's good books


in one's good books
phrasal in favor with one

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • in\ one's\ good\ books — • in one s good graces • in one s good books adv. phr. Approved of by you; liked by someone. Ruth is in her mother s good graces because she ate all her supper. Bill is back in the good graces of his girlfriend because he gave her a box of candy …   Словарь американских идиом

  • in one's good books — adjective To be approved and treated well by someone. The boss is being very nice to me lately. I seem to be in his good books for some reason …   Wiktionary

  • in one's good books — approved of by someone, liked by someone I have been in her good books since I helped her with her work last month …   Idioms and examples

  • in one's good books — See: IN ONE S GOOD GRACES …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in one's good books — See: IN ONE S GOOD GRACES …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in one's good books — phrasal : in favor with one …   Useful english dictionary

  • in one's good books graces — approved of by someone, liked by someone I have been in her good books since I helped her with her work last month …   Idioms and examples

  • one for the books — Book Book (b[oo^]k), n. [OE. book, bok, AS. b[=o]c; akin to Goth. b[=o]ka a letter, in pl. book, writing, Icel. b[=o]k, Sw. bok, Dan. bog, OS. b[=o]k, D. boek, OHG. puoh, G. buch; and fr. AS. b[=o]c, b[=e]ce, beech; because the ancient Saxons and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • one for the books — Book Book (b[oo^]k), n. [OE. book, bok, AS. b[=o]c; akin to Goth. b[=o]ka a letter, in pl. book, writing, Icel. b[=o]k, Sw. bok, Dan. bog, OS. b[=o]k, D. boek, OHG. puoh, G. buch; and fr. AS. b[=o]c, b[=e]ce, beech; because the ancient Saxons and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in\ one's\ good\ graces — • in one s good graces • in one s good books adv. phr. Approved of by you; liked by someone. Ruth is in her mother s good graces because she ate all her supper. Bill is back in the good graces of his girlfriend because he gave her a box of candy …   Словарь американских идиом