Today’s idiom 67: in someone’s bad books
Meaning: If you’re in someone’s bad books, they are not pleased with you.
- I think I’m in Jenny’s bad books. I forgot her birthday, and now she’s not answering my calls.
- Make sure you don’t get in the boss’s bad books. If you do, he’ll make life hell for you.
Note: This idiom means the opposite to “in someone’s good books.”