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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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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.
If they misbehave at all now the police can arrest them and a further hearing can take place.
The reality is that children spanked for misbehaving will only fear their parents when they misbehave.
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.
Hendrick adds, "The point is that applications, regardless of how developed, will misbehave, and the more complex the application the more egregiously it will misbehave.
I did not misbehave nor did I throw papers at the deputy speaker.
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.
Just two days after the verdict on Stuart Cunningham-Jones' death, the Echo found some school pupils are still putting lives as risk by using buses as I Pressure group Busk (Belt Up School Kids) is calling for children who misbehave on school buses to be banned.
A LIVERPOOL school is to take its battle to be allowed to smack pupils who misbehave to the highest court in the land.