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English definition of “keep your nose clean”

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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.
Translations of “keep your nose clean”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不惹事生非,安分守己…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不惹事生非,安分守己…
(Definition of keep your nose clean from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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