in someone’s bad/black books; in someone’s good books

失去某人的欢心;得到某人的欢心。

注:Books 原指记录呆帐 (bad debt) 的帐册。

例句:

I’m in my dad’s bad/black books because I didn’t clean the bathroom yesterday. (我爸爸对我很不满,因为我昨天没有清洗浴室)

I washed the car this morning so I’m in Mum’s good books. (我今天早上洗了车,所以妈妈对我很满意