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
References in classic literature ?
He didn't ever have to tell anybody to mind their manners -- everybody was always good- mannered where he was.
Lennon has now instructed his own players to mind their manners on Twitter and they will be disciplined if they step over a line.
POLICE have warned internet trolls to mind their manners - after their own Facebook site was bombarded with abuse.
Washington, Feb 2 ( ANI ): Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and Cee-Lo Green may be treating Christina Aguilera as one of the guys, but they still mind their manners when she's around.
RAP mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs wants all his employees to mind their manners - so he has hired an etiquette coach.
England's cricketers have been warned to mind their manners on Twitter after two players were fined for using obscenities on the social network site.
Businesses in Birmingham were yesterday given a crash course in how to mind their manners in India, as part of a series of lectures into etiquette in the south Asian country.
As another expulsion day looms, which ladettes can mind their manners to impress the wellto-do country set?
CHILDREN as young as seven were taught how to mind their manners as they "graduated" from a course which could set them on the road to a career in law.
He recently tried to convince 20-year-old engineering students at Cornell University that they better mind their manners.
U2 AT THE HALF: What's the big deal about a regular football halftime show now that performers must mind their manners and keep their clothes on?
Shopfloor workers at engineering firm Thomas Broadbents are happy to mind their manners - and broadly agree with the aims of the Kits campaign.
Davis cautions business travelers to mind their manners in international cities.
LOUISIANA --Students across the state now must mind their manners in school or be in violation of the law.