change with the times(redirected from change up with the times)
change with the times
To modify or update one's behavior or beliefs to reflect what is current. Of course grandpa doesn't have a cell phone—he never wants to change with the times. That senator needs to change with the times and stop saying things that are wildly inappropriate in today's world.
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keep up, move, etc. with the ˈtimeschange in the same way as the rest of society changes: In business it’s important to keep up with the times. ♢ People’s tastes change with the times. OPPOSITE: be (stuck) in a time warp
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