The sharp rhetoric may be necessary for leaders on both sides to stay in the good graces of their respective parties.
The movie shows him repeatedly seeking to get back into her good graces.
It sounded heartfelt and returned him to the good graces of GLAAD, the gay-rights group that had originally called for his firing.
They won't roll over and do what the Governor wants just because he asks them to do so and they want to stay in his good graces.
Geraldo Rivera, so the story goes, had to work himself back into Kaufman's good graces after one such incident in the 1970s.
I was curious to see how he would win Agatha's good graces, for she did not love him, and physically he was not attractive.
Evidently these gentlemen are not in your good graces, nor the state which is like them.
Having become the idol of his people, he traveled to Rome and saw Caesar, who attempted to win his good graces.
For this you cultivated the good graces of an unsuspecting old man.
She was taking a good deal of comfort with him in these days, when she had cast Ben a little out of her good graces.