change one's ways

idiom

: to improve one's behavior, habits, or beliefs
If you want to live a long life, you'd better change your ways!

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Recent Examples on the Web People tend to use gifts as jokes, encouragements to change one's ways, or to signal something about themselves rather than providing utility (or happiness) to the receiver. CNN, 15 Nov. 2021

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“Change one's ways.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/change%20one%27s%20ways. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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