comport (oneself) with (something)

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comport (oneself) with (something)

To act in a particular way. You need to comport yourself with class at the gala tonight, so please stay away from the bar.
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comport oneself with some manner

to behave in a certain manner. I hope you are able to comport yourself with better behavior next time. The old man was able to comport himself with dignity.
See also: comport, manner
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Old Etonian Clark said in a statement: "If I can comport myself with the dignity and competence of Ms Mo Mowlam, I shall be very satisfied.
As he recovered at his home, he said in a statement: "If I can comport myself with the dignity and competence of Ms Mowlam, I shall be very satisfied.
The MP added in his statement: "If I can comport myself with the dignity and competence of Ms Mo Mowlam I shall be very satisfied" - a reference to the Northern Ireland Secretary, who underwent a similar operation.