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English definition of “know your place”

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.Showing respect and admiration
(Definition of know your place from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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