the dos and don'ts

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.
See also: and

the dos and don'ts

COMMON The dos and don'ts of a particular situation are the things you should and should not do in that situation. Disasters can be avoided if a few general dos and don'ts are considered. The publisher produces a detailed booklet and cassette tape full of dos and don'ts for aspiring authors.
See also: and, DOS
References in periodicals archive ?
A lot of the dos and don'ts remain unchanged from generation to generation and are often a case of basic good manners.
At the end of the day, the dos and don'ts qualify for each and everyone.
The personnel were briefed about the dos and don'ts during the rescue operation.
The advice contained in the dos and don'ts will help holidaymakers avoid the vast majority of claims hitches.
Brown, a BE contributing editor, also profiles 25 investment clubs, including a few run by teenagers, to emphasize the dos and don'ts for achieving success.
The California Association of Independent Paralegals is offering a workshop on how to handle paperwork for a full/advance probate of an estate, the dos and don'ts, basic laws regarding this topic, plus the opportunity to network with numerous paralegals, 9:30 a.
A stint in the fifties covering Embassy Row for The Washington Star, and later writing travel articles for Town & Country, added to her knowledge of the haute monde and the dos and don'ts of polite society.
Although the dos and don'ts were somewhat difficult for the company to follow, it gritted its teeth and followed its own rules.
They will learn the dos and don'ts of proper presentation to the private investment community, as the public critiques unfold, and as investors play judge and jury to the two contending companies.
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Dolan Pederson, Region Manager of CitiFinancial; Tom Ostwald, District Manager of CitiFinancial; and Dan Clute, Senior Manager of CitiCards; will teach the dos and don'ts of credit to families at Habitat for Humanity West Des Moines on the second annual Get Smart About Credit Day, sponsored by the American Bankers Association Education Foundation (ABAEF), a non-profit committed to developing and providing education programs that lead to financial literacy.
Learning about the dos and don'ts in working with the media in China is the first step," said Li.