get into (someone's) bad books

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get into (someone's) bad books

To fall out of favor with someone due to offending or mistreating them. I must have gotten into Jenny's bad books because I wasn't invited to her party on Saturday.
See also: bad, book, get
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be in/get into somebody’s ˈgood/ˈbad books

(informal) have/not have somebody’s favour or approval: I’m in his bad books at the moment because I accidentally broke the window.‘Why are you cleaning her shoes?’ ‘I’m trying to get into her good books!’
See also: bad, book, get, good
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