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English definition of “clean up your act”

clean up your act

to start to obey certain laws or generally accepted standards of behaviour: You're going to have to clean up your act if you're serious about keeping your job.Obeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantDisobedientBad and wrong behaviourObedient and compliantObeying and breaking the law
(Definition of clean up your act from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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