Had the good grace to - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
have the (good) grace to (do something) (redirected from had the good grace to)
have the (good) grace to (do something)
Said when someone acts with kindness. I was late, but luckily, Sean had the good grace to save me a seat.
have the (good) grace to do something be polite enough to do something: Fortunately, she had the grace to apologize as soon as she realized she had offended them. ♢ He didn’t even have the grace to say thank you.