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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “know your place”

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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
安分守己;安於現狀
I just get on with my job and do as I'm told - I know my place.
我只是按吩咐做好我的工作——我很守本分。
Showing respect and admiration
Translations of “know your place”
in Chinese (Simplified) 安分守己, 安于现状…
(Definition of know your place from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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