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in someone's bad books

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in someone's bad books

adverb phrase

Regarded as hostile by someone; hated and menaced by someone: nervous about getting in the bad books of the mob guys (1861+ chiefly British)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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