be in bad with (someone)

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be in bad with (someone)

To be disliked or out of favor with someone; to be in trouble with someone. After pointing out her mistake on the first day of class, I was in bad with my teacher for the rest of the semester. I didn't want to be in bad with the boss, so I decided to laugh at his insulting joke.
See also: bad

in bad with, be

Be disliked; be out of favor. For example, She was afraid she would be in bad with her new supervisor. [Colloquial; c. 1900] Also see in good with.
See also: bad