in\ one's\ bad\ graces


in\ one's\ bad\ graces
adj. phr.
Not approved by; not liked by.

John was in his mother's bad graces because he spilled his milk on the tablecloth.

Don got in the bad graces of the teacher by laughing at her hat.

Compare: down on, in bad, out of favor
Contrast: in one's good graces

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • in one's bad graces — {adj. phr.} Not approved by; not liked by. * /John was in his mother s bad graces because he spilled his milk on the tablecloth./ * /Don got in the bad graces of the teacher by laughing at her hat./ Compare: DOWN ON, IN BAD, OUT OF FAVOR.… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in one's bad graces — {adj. phr.} Not approved by; not liked by. * /John was in his mother s bad graces because he spilled his milk on the tablecloth./ * /Don got in the bad graces of the teacher by laughing at her hat./ Compare: DOWN ON, IN BAD, OUT OF FAVOR.… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in\ one's\ good\ graces — • in one s good graces • in one s good books adv. phr. Approved of by you; liked by someone. Ruth is in her mother s good graces because she ate all her supper. Bill is back in the good graces of his girlfriend because he gave her a box of candy …   Словарь американских идиом

  • in one's good graces — or[in one s good books] {adv. phr.} Approved of by you; liked by someone. * /Ruth is in her mother s good graces because she ate all her supper./ * /Bill is back in the good graces of his girlfriend because he gave her a box of candy./ Compare:… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in one's good graces — or[in one s good books] {adv. phr.} Approved of by you; liked by someone. * /Ruth is in her mother s good graces because she ate all her supper./ * /Bill is back in the good graces of his girlfriend because he gave her a box of candy./ Compare:… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bad — See: GO FROM BAD TO WORSE, IN A BAD WAY, IN BAD, IN ONE S BAD GRACES, LEAVE A BAD TASTE IN ONE S MOUTH, NOT BAD or NOT SO BAD or NOT HALF BAD, ON ONE S BAD SIDE, TOO BAD, WITH BAD GRACE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bad — See: GO FROM BAD TO WORSE, IN A BAD WAY, IN BAD, IN ONE S BAD GRACES, LEAVE A BAD TASTE IN ONE S MOUTH, NOT BAD or NOT SO BAD or NOT HALF BAD, ON ONE S BAD SIDE, TOO BAD, WITH BAD GRACE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bad — See: go from bad to worse, in a bad way, in bad, in one s bad graces, leave a bad taste in one s mouth, not bad or not so bad or not half bad, on one s bad side, too bad, with bad grace …   Словарь американских идиом

  • in\ one's\ good\ books — • in one s good graces • in one s good books adv. phr. Approved of by you; liked by someone. Ruth is in her mother s good graces because she ate all her supper. Bill is back in the good graces of his girlfriend because he gave her a box of candy …   Словарь американских идиом

  • With a bad grace — Grace Grace (gr[=a]s), n. [F. gr[^a]ce, L. gratia, from gratus beloved, dear, agreeable; perh. akin to Gr. ? to rejoice, cha ris favor, grace, Skr. hary to desire, and E. yearn. Cf. {Grateful}, {Gratis}.] 1. The exercise of love, kindness, mercy …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English