in his good books


in his good books
among those he likes, on his list of good people
  

She's in his good books because she praised his painting.


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  • in one's good books — adjective To be approved and treated well by someone. The boss is being very nice to me lately. I seem to be in his good books for some reason …   Wiktionary

  • in someone's good books — In favour with someone • • • Main Entry: ↑good * * * in someone’s bad/good/books informal phrase used for saying that someone is annoyed with you pleased with you …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • Good girl art — (GGA) is found in drawings or paintings which feature a strong emphasis on attractive women no matter what the subject or situation. GGA was most commonly featured in comic books, pulp magazines and crime fiction. When cited as an art movement,… …   Wikipedia

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  • good — good1 W1S1 [gud] adj comparative better [ˈbetə US ər] superlative best [best] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(of a high standard)¦ 2¦(skilful)¦ 3¦(what you want)¦ 4¦(pleasant/enjoyable)¦ 5¦(successful/correct)¦ 6¦(suitable)¦ 7¦(useful)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • GOOD AND EVIL — In the Bible A major corollary of the Jewish belief in the One God is that, seen in its totality, life is good. Viewing the cosmos as it emerged from chaos, God said, It is good (Gen. 1:10). In a monotheistic world view, a persistent problem is… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • good — 1 /gUd/ adjective comparative better, superlative best /best/ 1 OF A HIGH STANDARD of a high standard: a good reputation | a good quality cloth | a good Muslim | This book is not as good as her last one. | His test scores were good, but hers were …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • BOOKS — Production and Treatment The history of Hebrew bookmaking is as old as the history of the Jewish people and goes back for more than 3,000 years. It may be divided into three periods: from earliest times to the final editing of the Talmud (sixth… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • good — [[t]g ʊd[/t]] ♦ better, best 1) ADJ GRADED Good means pleasant or enjoyable. We had a really good time together... I know they would have a better life here... There s nothing better than a good cup of hot coffee... It s so good to hear your… …   English dictionary