Usage examples for behave

  1. Why did she behave like this? – The Great Hunger by Johan Bojer
  2. Sit down and behave – Left Guard Gilbert by Ralph Henry Barbour
  3. But, perhaps, it ought to have been expected that I should behave as a man of common sense. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  4. You have to learn to " roll," and I couldn't make my left hand behave – Homeburg Memories by George Helgesen Fitch
  5. " Well, then, bad is the best, is all that I can say for your school," said Miss Cunningham; " and as for ladies being brought up in such a way, how is it possible for them ever to know how to behave if they are not taken more care of?" – Amy Herbert by Elizabeth Sewell
  6. But he did not behave like other sons of Adam. – The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller by Calvin Thomas
  7. " She won't go if you behave yourself," said the squire grimly. – The Obstacle Race by Ethel M. Dell
  8. You must be a good fellow to behave in this way, and I- well, I have been a brute, and don't deserve this on your part." – Only One Love, or Who Was the Heir by Charles Garvice
  9. Can the State behave otherwise? – Selected Essays by Karl Marx
  10. I hope for the future I shall behave like a gentleman. – The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth
  11. All I do care about is that you behave yourself as the wife of a man in my position should. – The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories by Ethel M. Dell
  12. Just behave yourself and do as you're told and maybe you'll stay alive. – Sinister Paradise by Robert Moore Williams
  13. " I don't care for mysteries," said Jack, " but I'll behave – Watersprings by Arthur Christopher Benson
  14. He did not know how to behave himself, nor indeed where to go. – Callista by John Henry Cardinal Newman
  15. No fighting men behave well under such circumstances. – Dave Darrin at Vera Cruz by H. Irving Hancock
  16. I don't understand how you can want to behave so badly to them, Carrie. – The Privet Hedge by J. E. Buckrose
  17. Why, it will take the whole Maynard family to make you behave yourself, let alone the rest of us. – Marjorie's Busy Days by Carolyn Wells
  18. I'm going to behave and I'm going to be sensible. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  19. Human beings will behave like bewildered sheep. – The Pleasures of Ignorance by Robert Lynd
  20. No. But how did she behave to other people? – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë