manner

01. The idea of polite [manners] has changed a lot between my parents' generation and my children's.
02. In some cultures, it is not good [manners] to blow your nose in public.
03. People sometimes forget that it is important to speak to children in a [manner] which is respectful, rather than just giving them orders.
04. When Céline meets friends, she kisses them on both cheeks, in the [manner] of French-Canadians.
05. The clerk smiled in a friendly [manner] when we walked into the store.
06. In the past, it seems that it was considered good [manners] for children to simply be silent observers of others' conversations.
07. Brian has a very confrontational [manner] when talking to his employees.
08. Lin Yutang once said that if you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless [manner], you have learned how to live.
09. Male monkeys lose the hair on their heads in the same [manner] men do.
10. In the culture of Tibet, it's good [manners] to stick out your tongue at your guests.
11. The major environmental issue in Fiji is how to dispose of waste materials in a responsible [manner].
12. An Iranian proverb notes that we learn good [manners] from those who don't have them.
13. Someone once suggested that a great many children face the hard problem of learning good table [manners] without seeing any.
14. Pierre Corneille once observed that the [manner] of giving is worth more than the gift.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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