Definition of “know your place” - English Dictionary

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“know your place” in British English

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know your place

to accept your position within society, an organization, your family, etc. and to not want to improve it:

I just get on with my job and do as I'm told - I know my place.

(Definition of “know your place” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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