be in someone'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.
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be in someone's good (or bad) gracesbe regarded by someone with favour (or disfavour).
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