mind one's p's and q's

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To be very careful to behave correctly.
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When we go to visit, do remember to mind your p's and q's, children — we don't want another incident like last time..

Submitted on September 01, 2009

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مانع واحد من ف و ف

Achtet auf die Ps und Qs

το μυαλό του p και του q

importa las p's y las q

l'esprit de ses p et q

badate alle vostre p e alle q

быть осторожным

记住一个人的p和q

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