mind (one's) language

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mind (one's) language

To speak politely, without using profane, obscene, or rude language. Often used as an imperative. You mind your language, young lady, or you'll be grounded for the weekend! We've been trying to mind our language around the kids. They're at the age now where they'll start repeating everything we say!
See also: language, mind
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mind/watch your ˈlanguage

be careful about what you say in order not to upset or offend somebody: Watch your language, young man!
See also: language, mind, watch
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Sir, - We should all mind our language; English is suffering from neglect and vandalism.