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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Mother was well composed, a true Lutheran, and taught me to Cheer up, Make yourself useful, Mind your manners, and above all, Don't feel sorry for yourself" (p.
I enjoyed the July Sounding Board ("Mind your manners, Massgoers") by Mary Margaret Carberry.
Just be sure to mind your manners while you're doing it.
* Mind your manners. "Please" and "thank you" work just as well online as off.
That concept was drilled into us so deeply that years later we can still hear--and react to--that one directive that parents and grandparents delivered day after day' "Mind your manners."
Purchased by Jeannette Etheredge in 1980, it's an old-fashioned and elegant spot where, as long as you mind your manners, anything goes.
* Network within your association but mind your manners. Attend meetings and participate, but remember, group business is the primary focus of the gathering.
Goops and How to Be Them: A Manual of Manners for Polite Infants by Gelett Burgess, Dover, $3.95 Mind Your Manners by Peggy Parish, Greenwillow, $13.93
4 MIND YOUR MANNERS UNFORTUNATELY children don't always remember to say thank you, and Hallowe'en is no different, whether it's because they are shy or caught up in the moment - it's still not OK!
Be yourself, wear something cute and mind your manners (ahem, no Snapchatting).
Pearl Jam distills the best of their influences into "Lightning Bolt." Warming up nicely with the uptempo rock opener "Getaway," they get to full throttle by the second cut, the punkish "Mind Your Manners."
And the day wouldn't be complete without a visit from Queen Victoria, who will be there to oversee the celebrations and grant an audience - provided you mind your manners.
James was a regular panelist on the NBC radio and television network program "Mind Your Manners", hosted by Allen Ludden.