Therefore, by simple logic, each year this gap compounds itself—the kids who behave well and follow instructions will excel.
These roles include the whole moral structure of society—how you are to behave; what kind of clothing you are to wear.
Asked if there were any indications that Krusinski could behave in such a way, the officials on the panel said there were none.
early 15c., from be- intensive prefix + have in sense of "to have or bear (oneself) in a particular way, comport" (cf. German sich behaben, French se porter). Cognate Old English compound behabban meant "to contain," and alternatively the modern sense of behave might have evolved from behabban via a notion of "self-restraint." Related: Behaved; behaving.