in bad with, be

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in bad with, be

Be disliked; be out of favor. For example, She was afraid she would be in bad with her new supervisor. [Colloquial; c. 1900] Also see in good with.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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