|in his good books
||among those he likes, on his list of good people
||She's in his good books because she praised his painting.
||in debt, owing money, having a large mortgage
||We were in hock after buying the property. We had a large debt.
|in hot water
||needing discipline or correction, in deep shit
||My son took his pet snake to school, and now he's in hot water.
He could be suspended from classes.
|in keeping with
||following the rules or customs
||Refunds are not in keeping with company policy. No refunds.
||having new leaves, growing leaves
||Poplar trees were in leaf, wild roses in bloom.
||feeling romantic love, fall in love
||Peter's in love with Wendy, but Wendy's in love with Tom.
||thinking of, remembering, keep you in mind
||When she wrote the story about the lawyer, she had you in mind.
|in mint condition
||in new condition, as new
||The Nash was in mint condition. It looked like a new car.
|in my care
||for me to protect, under my wing
||The children were in my care when the dog chased us.
|in my good books
||among the people I like, on my good side
||To get in my good books, you can help me with my homework.