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be in bad odor with (someone)
To be the target of another's anger or unhappiness. I've been in bad odor with Tiffany ever since she found out that I started that rumor about her. You will be in bad odor with the boss if you keep coming into work late.
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be in good/bad ˈodour (with somebody)(formal) have/not have somebody’s approval and support: He’s in rather bad odour with his boss at the moment.
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