安分守己 (自知身份或地位低而安分守己)

英譯:
know one's place

例句:

  • Students should know their place and never speak rudely to their teachers. (學生理應自知分寸,絕不可對老師出言不遜)
  • Most women knew their place then, which was to take care of the kids and cook the meals. (當時大多數婦女都安分守己,在家帶小孩煮飯)
  • I know my place, so I won't speak unless spoken to. (我知道自己地位比較低,所以除非有人跟我說話,否則我就不說話)

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