have the courtesy to (do something)

have the courtesy to (do something)

To be kind or polite enough to do something. I was late, but luckily Sean had the courtesy to save me a seat.
See also: courtesy, have
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have the courtesy to do something

know when you should do something in order to be polite: You think he’d at least have the courtesy to call to say he’d be late.
See also: courtesy, have, something
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