Usage examples for behave

  1. 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
  2. Why did she behave like this? – The Great Hunger by Johan Bojer
  3. Can the State behave otherwise? – Selected Essays by Karl Marx
  4. No. But how did she behave to other people? – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  5. But he did not behave like other sons of Adam. – The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller by Calvin Thomas
  6. Sit down and behave." – Left Guard Gilbert by Ralph Henry Barbour
  7. " 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
  8. Just behave yourself and do as you're told and maybe you'll stay alive. – Sinister Paradise by Robert Moore Williams
  9. But, perhaps, it ought to have been expected that I should behave as a man of common sense. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  10. I'm going to behave and I'm going to be sensible. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  11. " She won't go if you behave yourself," said the squire grimly. – The Obstacle Race by Ethel M. Dell
  12. He did not know how to behave himself, nor indeed where to go. – Callista by John Henry Cardinal Newman
  13. Human beings will behave like bewildered sheep. – The Pleasures of Ignorance by Robert Lynd
  14. I don't understand how you can want to behave so badly to them, Carrie. – The Privet Hedge by J. E. Buckrose
  15. You have to learn to " roll," and I couldn't make my left hand behave. – Homeburg Memories by George Helgesen Fitch
  16. 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
  17. I hope for the future I shall behave like a gentleman. – The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth
  18. No fighting men behave well under such circumstances. – Dave Darrin at Vera Cruz by H. Irving Hancock
  19. " I don't care for mysteries," said Jack, " but I'll behave. – Watersprings by Arthur Christopher Benson