change with the times

change with the times

To modify or update one's behavior or beliefs to reflect what is current. Of course grandpa doesn't have a cell phone—he never wants to change with the times. That senator needs to change with the times and stop saying things that are wildly inappropriate in today's world.
See also: change, times
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As we all know times have changed Since 1933, and IREM continues to change with the times," said Patricia A.