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.
Americans have the ability to behave as a great power but always to hold themselves to account as an antimilitary ideal.
No one has to know you have a bunch of dough, and you can behave any way you want.
It was childish of her to behave so spitefully, but what could he do except repay her in kind?
Otherwise I may behave in a manner to be regretted in my calmer moments.
He had never read How to behave in a Palace, but, though much amazed, he did not feel at all shy.
"He's no business to behave as if it was Papa's fault," said Harriett.
You may go to either of these Places, and then we shall have you more under our Eye, and shall see how you behave.
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.