get in bad with someone

get in bad with (one)

To be disliked by someone; to get into trouble with someone. I didn't want to get in bad with the boss, so I decided to laugh along with his rather offensive joke. The defendant, who claims to be buried in debt after getting in bad with loan sharks years ago, has pleaded guilty of robbing the convenience store with an illegal firearm.
See also: bad, get

get in bad (with someone)

in. to get into trouble with someone. We got in bad with each other from the start.
See also: bad, get, someone