mind (one's) manners

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mind (one's) manners

To be well behaved and act appropriately. Make sure you mind your manners while you are with your Aunt Josephine. I don't want to hear about you giving her any trouble while I'm away!
See also: manner, mind
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Years later, she recalls what she'd certainly learned at four: all the letters and numbers to signify name, age, address and phone, the hour of bedtime, when to be quiet, how to mind manners, how to keep score.