Meaning: to act or conduct in a particular way in a proper manner.
Deaf Culture and tidbits
In "The Drew Barrymore Show" interview (March 22, 2022) with Deaf actors Tory Kotsur and Marlee Matlin about their movie "CODA", Tory mentioned a funny anecdote:
His wife taught ASL classes and some of the students previously skipped some homework and some practiced signing with less efforts. Once they learned that their instructor's husband (Troy) was nominated for the movie, the students changed their behaviors with respect, finishing their homework regularly and take ASL classes more seriously. The audience burst into applause with laughter.
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