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know your place

to accept your position within society, an organization, your family, etc. and to not want to improve it: I just get on with my job and do as I'm told - I know my place.
Translations of “know your place”
in Chinese (Traditional) 安分守己, 安於現狀…
in Chinese (Simplified) 安分守己, 安于现状…
(Definition of know your place from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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