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Meaning of “mind your p's and q's” in the English Dictionary

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mind your p's and q's

old-fashioned to make an ​effort to be ​especiallypolite in a ​particularsituation: I have to mind my p's and q's when I'm with my ​grandmother.
(Definition of mind your p's and q's from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mind your p's and q's”
in Chinese (Simplified) 注意自己的言谈举止…
in Chinese (Traditional) 注意自己的言談舉止…
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