change (one's) ways

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change (one's) ways

To start behaving in a different, usually preferable, way. After I got in yet another fight at school, the headmaster told me that I had to change my ways or else I'd be expelled. No matter how old you are, there is still time to change your ways.
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change your ˈways

start to live or behave in a different way from before: I’ve learned my lesson and I’m going to try to change my ways.It’s unlikely your boss will change his ways.
See also: change, way
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But if she changed her ways - and gave me a bit of sex regularly - I wouldn't stray.
A JUNKIE caught with thousands of pounds worth of heroin in her bra is to be drug tested for two months to prove she has changed her ways.
But yesterday Lord Bonomy gave her another chance after being told she had changed her ways.