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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But I never before saw houses telling me to mind my manners.
All I can do is hope I don't happen to be stuck in traffic next to her again, and if I am, that I can mind my manners and keep my cool.
I try to chip in that actually we generally just bung a Tetley tea bag in a pot and slurp it out of mugs morning, noon and night, but I'm given an icy stare to warn me to mind my manners.