When in Rome


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When in Rome(, do as the Romans do).

Prov. Behave however the people around you behave. Adapt yourself to the customs of the places you visit. Jill: Everyone in my new office dresses so casually. Should I dress that way, too? Jane: By all means. When in Rome, do as the Romans do.
See also: Rome

When in Rome (do as the Romans do).

something that you say which means when you are visiting another country, you should behave like the people in that country I don't drink wine when I'm at home but on holiday, well, when in Rome...
See fiddle while Rome burns
See also: Rome
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