keep (one's) place

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keep (one's) place

To be aware of the limit of one's role in a particular place or situation. I keep my place and don't bother the CEO when I see him around the office. I'm just an intern, after all.
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keep one's place

Fig. to exhibit only the behavior appropriate to one's position or status in life. When I complained about the food, they told me to keep my place! I suggest you keep your place until you're in a position to change things.
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"We each want to keep our place in the Premier League, but no matter what happens I will be here for the future," said Solskjaer.
"Nobody at Cardiff City doubts we can keep our place in the Premier League...
At Keep Wales Tidy, we have a simple and clear message- let's work together to help keep our places tidy and beautiful.
This month, you can organise your own event, or join a local Keep Wales Tidy event, to help us to work together to keep our places clean and tidy.
At Keep Wales Tidy, we have a simple and clear message: let's work together to help keep our places tidy and beautiful.
"He has people he wants to bring in but it's up to us to keep our places.