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ape (someone's) behavior

To mimic the behavior of someone, generally in a mocking or derisive manner. It is pretty standard now for comedians to ape the president's behavior and manner of speech.
See also: ape, behavior

be on (one's) good behavior

To be very polite or exercising exceptionally good manners. Primarily heard in US. Now, you kids must be on your good behavior for your Auntie this weekend! Good morning, class. I hope everyone was on their good behavior for the substitute teacher yesterday.
See also: behavior, good, on

be on (one's) best behavior

To be very polite or exercise exceptionally good manners. Primarily heard in US. Now, you kids must be on your best behavior for your Auntie this weekend! Good morning, class. I hope everyone was on their best behavior for the substitute teacher yesterday.
See also: behavior, on

on (one's) good behavior

Being very polite or exercising exceptionally good manners. Primarily heard in US. Now, you kids must be on your good behavior for your Auntie this weekend! Good morning, class. I hope everyone was on their good behavior for the substitute teacher yesterday.
See also: behavior, good, on
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It is known that the environment and behaviour affect not only the character of the person, but the physical development of the brain.
1) ) Torston Weisel, President of Rockefeller University, "Genetics and Behaviour," Science, p.
The Diagnosis of Deaf People with Challenging Behaviour.
Neuropsychological, Behavioural and Linguistic Factors in Challenging Behaviour in Deaf People.
Francois Garcia is appointed General Manager for the Behaviour Studio, which is offering, since October 1998, specialized production and post-production services for film and entertainment industry professionals in order to produce 2D and 3D animated series, advertising, videos, feature films, special effects, interactive content on the Web and on CD-ROMs, and digital videos as well as video games.
The Company also announced recently the appointment of Clark Peterson to the position of Vice-President, Creative Affairs and Acquisitions at Behaviour Worldwide, its Los Angeles-based subsidiary.
In October 1998, Behaviour New Media launched Behaviour Studio, a world-class digital production, post-production, special effects and digital centre at its Montreal headquarters.
Behaviour believes that it is well- positioned to attract higher profile projects and to build a strong international diversified filmed entertainment and new media business.