when in Rome, do as the Romans
Meaning: to copy popular culture in order to blend in
Example: My mother always told us that when in Rome, do as the Romans. That is how today we are able to get along with any kind of people. Read on
read the riot act
Meaning: warning someone by scolding them to improve their behavior
Example: She'd been bearing bad behavior from her employee and thought it was time to read him the riot act. Read on
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