mind (one's) manners

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mind (one's) manners

To be well behaved and act appropriately. Make sure you mind your manners while you are with your Aunt Josephine. I don't want to hear about you giving her any trouble while I'm away!
See also: manner, mind
References in classic literature ?
He didn't ever have to tell anybody to mind their manners -- everybody was always good- mannered where he was.
Police inSt Helenshave taken to social media at 9pm on Sunday to appeal directly to parents but the perfectly polite bobbies made sure to mind their manners and thank the adults in advance.
He called on them to mind their manners and act politely toward others.
In his speech earlier, Muhyiddin also advised all party members to mind their manners and words as what they do or say would easily be caught in camera and go viral on social media, which would definitely tarnish the good name of the party.
In not so olden times, people were told to mind their manners by not talking about politics, religion, and money in polite company.
Charles North boys volleyball team failed to mind their manners at the dinner table.
We remind our children to mind their manners. Yet with a stranger who makes you uncomfortable, don't.
Lennon has now instructed his own players to mind their manners on Twitter and they will be disciplined if they step over a line.
POLICE have warned internet trolls to mind their manners - after their own Facebook site was bombarded with abuse.
Washington, Feb 2 ( ANI ): Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and Cee-Lo Green may be treating Christina Aguilera as one of the guys, but they still mind their manners when she's around.
RAP mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs wants all his employees to mind their manners - so he has hired an etiquette coach.
England's cricketers have been warned to mind their manners on Twitter after two players were fined for using obscenities on the social network site.
Businesses in Birmingham were yesterday given a crash course in how to mind their manners in India, as part of a series of lectures into etiquette in the south Asian country.
As another expulsion day looms, which ladettes can mind their manners to impress the wellto-do country set?
CHILDREN as young as seven were taught how to mind their manners as they "graduated" from a course which could set them on the road to a career in law.