get\ on\ one's\ good\ side

v. phr.
To gain the favor of someone; flatter or please another.

A clever lobbyist knows how to get on the good side of both the House of Representatives and the Senate.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • get on one's good side — {v. phr.} To gain the favor of someone; flatter or please another. * /A clever lobbyist knows how to get on the good side of both the House of Representatives and the Senate./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get on one's good side — {v. phr.} To gain the favor of someone; flatter or please another. * /A clever lobbyist knows how to get on the good side of both the House of Representatives and the Senate./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on\ one's\ good\ side — • on one s good side • on the good side of (one) adj. phr. informal Friendly with someone; liked by a person. John thought that he would get a good grade if he got on the good side of the teacher. Successful workers stay on the good side of their …   Словарь американских идиом

  • on one's good side — or[on the good side of one] {adj. phr.}, {informal} Friendly with someone; liked by a person. * /John thought that he would get a good grade if he got on the good side of the teacher./ * /Successful workers stay on the good side of their bosses./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on one's good side — or[on the good side of one] {adj. phr.}, {informal} Friendly with someone; liked by a person. * /John thought that he would get a good grade if he got on the good side of the teacher./ * /Successful workers stay on the good side of their bosses./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get\ on\ the\ good\ side\ of — See: on the good side of one …   Словарь американских идиом

  • on\ the\ good\ side\ of\ one — • on one s good side • on the good side of (one) adj. phr. informal Friendly with someone; liked by a person. John thought that he would get a good grade if he got on the good side of the teacher. Successful workers stay on the good side of their …   Словарь американских идиом

  • good — See: AS GOOD AS, AS GOOD AS ONE GETS, BUT GOOD, DO ONE GOOD, FOR GOOD, FOR GOOD MEASURE, GET THE GOODS ON, HOLD GOOD, IN GOOD, IN GOOD FAITH, IN GOOD TIME, IN ONE S GOOD GRACES, IT S AN ILL WIND THAT BLOWS NOBODY GOOD, MAKE GOOD, MISS IS AS GOOD… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • good — See: as good as, as good as one gets, but good, do one good, for good, for good measure, get the goods on, hold good, in good, in good faith, in good time, in one s good graces, it s an ill wind that blows nobody good, make good, miss is as good… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • side — See: CHOOSE UP SIDES, FROM SIDE TO SIDE, GET UP ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE BED, GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE or GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE HILL, LAUGH ON THE WRONG SIDE OF ONE S MOUTH, ON ONE S BAD… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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