see in one's good graces.
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How to use good graces in a sentence
It sounded heartfelt and returned him to the good graces of GLAAD, the gay-rights group that had originally called for his firing.Hey Daniel Tosh—No One Believes Your Lame Twitter Apology | Jesse Singal | July 14, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
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.
The sharp rhetoric may be necessary for leaders on both sides to stay in the good graces of their respective parties.
Geraldo Rivera, so the story goes, had to work himself back into Kaufman's good graces after one such incident in the 1970s.
The movie shows him repeatedly seeking to get back into her good graces.
He is simply hanging around here to try and work his way into the good graces of your daughter.The Courier of the Ozarks | Byron A. Dunn
In order to win a place in the good graces of the daughter I must please the father, or at least attract his favorable notice.The Circular Study | Anna Katharine Green
Then I shall make you change your note; which will help me in the good graces of the dauphiness, whom you have offended.Balsamo, The Magician | Alexander Dumas
The young assistant's bashfulness commended him to his mother-in-law's good graces.At the Sign of the Cat and Racket | Honore de Balzac
To get into the good graces of Lisbeth Fargus you had to know her ways and humour them.Auld Licht Idylls | J. M. Barrie