Meaning of “children should be seen and not heard” in the English Dictionary

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"children should be seen and not heard" in English

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children should be seen and not heard

saying

said to emphasize that you think children should behave well and be quiet

(Definition of “children should be seen and not heard” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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