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get on (one's) good side
To obtain one's good favor. How can I get on the boss's good side when he's so fickle? If you want to get on my mom's good side, I suggest getting a bit dressed up for dinner.
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get on someone's good side
Win someone's approval or support, as in Kate offered to walk the dog in order to get on her aunt's good side. [c. 1930] Also see in good with.
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