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Translation of "behave" - English-Spanish dictionary

behave

verb   /bɪˈheɪv/ ( present participle behaving, past tense and past participle behaved)
B1 to do or say things in a particular way comportarse He behaved very badly. You’re behaving like a child!
behave yourself
B1 to be polite and not make a situation difficult portarse bien Did the children behave themselves?
(Definition of behave from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

behave

verb /biˈheiv/
to act or react comportarse He always behaves like a gentleman Metals behave in different ways when heated.
to act in a suitable way, to conduct oneself (well) comportarse If you come, you must behave (yourself) Timmy always behaves (himself) at his grandmother’s.
behaviour /-jə/ /biˈheivjə/ noun ( behavior)
way of behaving comportamiento The teachers were pleased with the behaviour/behavior of the students.
actions or reactions comportamiento the behaviour/behavior of rats She’s studying the behaviour/behavior of metals in acids.
well/badly- etc behaved adjective
good (bad etc) in manners or conduct bien/mal educado Teachers sometimes have to deal with badly-behaved students The children were very well-behaved during the trip to the museum.
(Definition of behave from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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