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Meaning of “make yourself respectable” in the English Dictionary

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make yourself respectable

humorous to put on ​clothes so that you are in a ​suitablestate to ​meet someone: Could you ​wait a ​minute while I make myself respectable?
(Definition of make yourself respectable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “make yourself respectable”
in Chinese (Simplified) 穿上衣服, 穿戴整齐, 能出门见人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 穿上衣服, 穿戴整齊, 能出門見人…
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