change (one's) ways(redirected from changed his ways)
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 ˈwaysstart 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.
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