do's and don'ts

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do's and don'ts

The general rules and regulations of a given activity, operation, or situation. Before you begin your first day working for us, there are a few important do's and don'ts that I need to familiarize you with. Tom doesn't understand the basic do's and don'ts of social etiquette.
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do's and don'ts

Rules or customs concerning some activity, as in It's important to know the do's and don'ts of diplomatic receptions. This expression alludes to what one should and should not do or say. [c. 1900]
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The report recommends how pharmaceutical companies can gain a voice within the blogosphere and provides several general Dos and Dont's of Blogging, as well as key points to take away from this analysis of the blogosphere.