be in good with (someone)

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be in good with (someone)

To be the object of someone's favor; to do something that causes someone to be pleased. The superintendent is a powerful woman in the school district, so I hope you're in good with her. Did you really bake John a cake? Well, you'll definitely be in good with him now.
See also: good

in good with, be

Also, be in with; get on someone's good side. Be in someone's favor, be well liked by someone. For example, He's in good with the higher-ups so we can expect approval of our application, or I'd love to be in with that popular crowd, but I don't quite know how, or I don't know how he got on her good side after that fight they had. The first two terms date from the 1900s, the third from the late 1600s. Also see in bad with; in favor with; in someone's good graces.
See also: good