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English definition of “make it a rule”

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make it a rule

to act according to a principle: I make it a rule not to eat fatty foods.
Translations of “make it a rule”
in Chinese (Traditional) 按規矩, 按照習慣,遵循常規…
in Chinese (Simplified) 按规矩, 按照习惯,遵循常规…
(Definition of make it a rule from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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