get on the good side of (someone)

get on the good side of (someone)

To become the object of someone's favor; to do something that causes someone to be pleased. Be sure to get on the good side of the superintendent— she's a powerful woman in the school district. I'm hoping to get on the good side of John with this cake I baked for him.
See also: get, good, of, on, side

get/keep on the right/wrong ˈside of somebody

try to please somebody and not annoy them/annoy somebody and make them dislike you: She got on the wrong side of her boss after criticizing him in a meeting.
See also: get, keep, of, on, right, side, somebody, wrong
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