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be good, and if you can't be good, be careful

UK humorous saying used to ​tell someone to ​enjoy themselves at an ​event or during an ​activity, but not to take ​risks
(Definition of be good, and if you can't be good, be careful from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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