Meaning of “mend your ways” in the English Dictionary

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"mend your ways" in British English

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mend your ways

to begin to behave well, having until now behaved badly

(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 behave better:

I was getting really bad grades, but I promised my parents I would mend my ways and work harder.

(Definition of “mend your ways” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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