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keep your nose clean

informal
to avoid getting into trouble: I'd only been out of prison three months, so I was trying to keep my nose clean.
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Translations of “keep your nose clean”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不惹事生非,安分守己…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不惹事生非,安分守己…
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