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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Furthermore, Andaya also reminded the participants to "remain rooted and true to the very core of our leadership position, and that is, the position we have is only held in trust." She noted that if this is the mindset of the attendees and this is ingrained in them, "then, it behooves us to comport ourselves with dignity, exhibit integrity, and exude professionalism, while consciously nurturing the people in our organization so that we are worthy of the trust reposed upon us."