behoove (one) to (do something)

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behoove (one) to (do something)

To be a beneficial action for one to take. It behooves him to give his boss two weeks' notice so that he maintains a good professional relationship with her. It would behoove you to call your mother before she hears about your pregnancy from someone else.
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References in classic literature ?
So it behooves us to leave at the first moment that appears at all propitious.
While we agree that telecommunications and connectivity are serious problems in our country, it behooves us to scrutinize the China deal," the House minority bloc said in a statement.
It behooves us to strive to reach greater heights,' said Mapua President and CEO Dr.
Regardless of how you choose to play, it behooves us to recall the days following No Man's Sky's launch.
Erich Delfs, director of coaching, added, "We're only as good as our dedicated coaches and it behooves us to help them help our teams.
Developments in the Arab world behooves us to work together to create a united, broad Arab front to rid the region of all threats," Al Jarwan noted.
In the meantime, it behooves us to be increasingly vigilant in our clinical work and implement suicide-specific treatments like CAMS and DBT.
It behooves us to review the reasons the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), "refused, .
Prof Hendrickson added: "Since p53 is the most commonly mutated gene in human cancer, it now behooves us to discover how these two genes are interacting and to see if we can't use that information to develop synergistic treatment modalities.
It behooves us to be less judgmental about people whose lives are harder than ours.
It behooves us to not only look forward, but always to keep an eye on the truths that have come before us.
God is at work in all of us, and not exclusively in Presbyterians'or in Christians, and it behooves us to recognise this and accept the other as we would like to be accepted.
Today there is a trade imbalance and it behooves us to fix it, not to reduce our investments and our exports but to increase them," he said while exchanging greetings with Xi before reporters.
It behooves us to serve the Society and humanity through excellence in all that we do.
But John is passionate, John is convinced that this is a fatal flaw, and I think sometimes as legislators it behooves us to give people a vehicle to express their citizenship.