be in somebody's good graces
be in (one's) good graces
To be in one's favor; to have earned one's approval or regard. John's been in my good graces ever since he helped get me out of debt. I was definitely not in Mary's good graces for a while after I lost her cat.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
be in somebody’s good ˈgraces(formal) have somebody’s approval and be liked by them: Having bought them all dinner, he is now firmly in their good graces.
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017