upon one's good behavior

upon one's good behavior
phrasal

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  • To be put upon one's good behavior — Behavior Be*hav ior, n. Manner of behaving, whether good or bad; mode of conducting one s self; conduct; deportment; carriage; used also of inanimate objects; as, the behavior of a ship in a storm; the behavior of the magnetic needle. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To be upon one's good behavior — Behavior Be*hav ior, n. Manner of behaving, whether good or bad; mode of conducting one s self; conduct; deportment; carriage; used also of inanimate objects; as, the behavior of a ship in a storm; the behavior of the magnetic needle. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • on one's good behavior — phrasal or upon one s good behavior 1. : in a state of trial with the final disposition dependent upon proper conduct 2. : well behaved …   Useful english dictionary

  • During good behavior — Behavior Be*hav ior, n. Manner of behaving, whether good or bad; mode of conducting one s self; conduct; deportment; carriage; used also of inanimate objects; as, the behavior of a ship in a storm; the behavior of the magnetic needle. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • good behavior — Orderly and lawful conduct; behavior such as is proper for a peaceable and law abiding citizen. A term is used in an order suspending sentence upon a defendant during good behavior, means merely conduct conformable to law, or to the particular… …   Black's law dictionary

  • good behavior — Orderly and lawful conduct; behavior such as is proper for a peaceable and law abiding citizen. A term is used in an order suspending sentence upon a defendant during good behavior, means merely conduct conformable to law, or to the particular… …   Black's law dictionary

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