get in bad with (one)

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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.
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get in bad with

Also, get in good with. See in bad with; in good with.
See also: bad, get
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

get in bad

verb
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
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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