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children should be seen and not heard

Definition of children should be seen and not heard

  1. —used to say that children should be quiet and well-behaved



Word by Word Definitions

childplay children
  1. :  an unborn or recently born person

    :  a female infant

    :  a young person especially between infancy and youth

shouldplay
  1. : past of shall

    : used in auxiliary function to express condition

    : used in auxiliary function to express obligation, propriety, or expediency

seen
  1. : past participle of see


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