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Meaning of “mend your ways” in the English Dictionary

"mend your ways" in British English

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mend your ways

to ​begin to ​behave well, having until now ​behavedbadly
(Definition of mend your ways from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mend your ways" in American English

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mend your ways

to ​behavebetter: I was getting really ​badgrades, but I ​promised my ​parents I would mend my ​ways and ​workharder.
(Definition of mend your ways from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mend your ways”
in Chinese (Simplified) 改过自新,改正不良行为…
in Chinese (Traditional) 改過自新,改正不良行為…
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