the dos and don'ts

do's and don'ts

The general rules and regulations of a given activity, operation, or situation. Before you begin your first day working for us, there are a few important do's and don'ts that I need to familiarize you with. Tom doesn't understand the basic do's and don'ts of social etiquette.
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the dos and don'ts

COMMON The dos and don'ts of a particular situation are the things you should and should not do in that situation. Disasters can be avoided if a few general dos and don'ts are considered. The publisher produces a detailed booklet and cassette tape full of dos and don'ts for aspiring authors.
See also: and, DOS
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Recently I was reading and learnt that now there are apps which pilgrims can use on their cellphones during Haj such as Mina Locator, another one for the dos and don'ts on Haj and another one for complaints.
A new set of resources released by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) offers a checklist with the Dos and Don'ts of cannabis packaging in the state, along with labeling instructions.
If this is going to be your first time, or you simply need a refresher since it has been some time, here's a simple survival guide with the Dos and Don'ts for the big day, which is set to be announced by the Election Commission (EC) tomorrow.
Dubai: The new Thai Consul-General will hold a forum for the Thai community on the dos and don'ts of the land and of the UAE labour laws for their own protection as his first programme of action.
A lot of the dos and don'ts remain unchanged from generation to generation and are often a case of basic good manners.
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"The Dos and Don'ts of Hosted VoIP" can be read and downloaded for free in its entirety at http://www.appiaservices.com/pages/white-papers/.
The personnel were briefed about the dos and don'ts during the rescue operation.
They will be handing out information on the dos and don'ts of visiting the reservoir - be that parking safely or not swimming in the water.
www.unep.org/wed/2007/ english/ has plenty of food for thought, and includes a section on the dos and don'ts for saving the planet.
Brown, a BE contributing editor, also profiles 25 investment clubs, including a few run by teenagers, to emphasize the dos and don'ts for achieving success.
A stint in the fifties covering Embassy Row for The Washington Star, and later writing travel articles for Town & Country, added to her knowledge of the haute monde and the dos and don'ts of polite society.
Although the dos and don'ts were somewhat difficult for the company to follow, it gritted its teeth and followed its own rules.
"At the end of the day, the dos and don'ts qualify for each and everyone.
"The advice contained in the dos and don'ts will help holidaymakers avoid the vast majority of claims hitches."