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Synonyms for misbehave

be naughty



  • be good
  • behave
  • toe the line
  • mind your manners
  • act correctly
  • mind your p's and q's
  • conduct yourself properly

Synonyms for misbehave

to behave in a rowdy, improper, or unruly fashion

to work improperly due to mechanical difficulties

Synonyms for misbehave

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Then teachers described how they maintain positive relationships with students when they misbehave, in an effort to help future teachers better handle discipline problems.
If you misbehave you will risk seeing 2008 in from the inside of a police cell.
Owners operate a remote control to give the animal a shock when it is misbehaves.
For example, if a child misbehaves at the waterfront and is banned for a week, there is no way to prove him or herself again or any incentive to improve.
THE 68 year-old granny from hell has been warned that she faces jail if she misbehaves again.
A sternly spoken rebuke at the moment the child misbehaves and a little swat on a diapered bottom-- even though the swat is lighter than normal horseplay -- do far more good at that age than the "time out" equivalent of life without parole later.
Misbehave, the first British runner of the year in Italy, beat only one home in the Premio Seregno (Listed) at San Siro, Milan, yesterday, writes Molvedo.
Their On the Run (Dance Theater Workship, September 22-October 2, 1994) is a series of wild and crazy female stereotypes with a twist: little sisters who purposely misbehave because their dad's spankings turn them on, or suburban housewives who spend days getting soused, fantasizing themselves as (oafish) fan dancers, then sobering up for their husbands.
If the individual councillor continues to misbehave after being warned twice by the mayor, the mayor will have the power to suspend the councillor from the meeting.
These so-called fans misbehave by getting into trouble abroad or by singing sectarian songs.
He said: "The new powers and guidance for schools released today will clarify what teachers can do when sanctioning pupils when they misbehave.
I like a play to misbehave as it progresses," Harrison adds, grinning mischievously.
Predecessor Margaret Hodge is thought to have favoured improving youth services without threatening those who misbehave with sanctions.
The teacher let her students misbehave in class and stayed inside the room when the boys began fighting after class was dismissed, Corson's attorney said.