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table mannersnoun [plural]

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the way you eat your food, or the socially acceptable way to eat your food, especially when eating a meal with others: Your table manners are appalling - don't you know how to use a knife and fork? Don't they teach you table manners at school?
Translations of “table manners”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指與他人一起吃飯時的)吃相, 餐桌禮儀…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指与他人一起吃饭时的)吃相, 餐桌礼仪…
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