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.


Nearby words

  1. in at the death,
  2. in awe of, be,
  3. in back of,
  4. in bad,
  5. in bad faith,
  6. in behalf of,
  7. in between,
  8. in between times,
  9. in black and white,
  10. in brief

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